Table of contents for Engaging autism : using the floortime approach to help children relate, communicate, and think / Stanley I. Greenspan, Serena Wieder.

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Introduction: We Can Do Better
Part I Improving the Prognosis of ASD: Myths, Facts, Early 
Signs, and a New Framework
Chapter 1 Redefining Autism and the Way We Treat It
Chapter 2 Myths and Misdiagnoses of ASD, Including 
Asperger's Syndrome
Chapter 3 Early and Ongoing Signs of ASD: Identifying and 
Helping Babies and Children at Risk
Chapter 4 New Goals for Children with ASD: The DIR/Floortime 
Part II Families First: How Families Can Use the DIR Model 
to Build Healthy Foundations for Relating, Communicating, and 
Chapter 5 The "Family First" Initiative
Chapter 6 Fostering Attention and Engagement: Bringing Your 
Child into a Shared World
Chapter 7 Encouraging Two-Way Communication and Social 
Chapter 8 Symbols, Ideas, and Words
Chapter 9 Logical Thinking and the Real World
Chapter 10 Higher Levels of Abstract and Reflective Thinking
Chapter 11 Unique Biologies, I: Experiencing the World 
Through the Senses
Chapter 12 Unique Biologies, II: Visual and Auditory 
Deficits in Children with ASD
Part III Floortime
Chapter 13 Floortime as a Family Approach
Chapter 14 Floortime: What It Is and What It Isn't
Chapter 15 Floortime All the Time Everywhere: Creating 
Learning Environments
Chapter 16 The Hardest Part of Floortime: Following the 
Child's Lead and Challenging the Child at the Same Time
Chapter 17 Working with Older Children, Adolescents, and 
Adults with ASD, I: A Lifetime of Learning, written with Henry 
Mann, M.D.
Chapter 18 Working with Older Children, Adolescents, and 
Adults with ASD, II: Creating Learning Communities
Part IV Assessment and Intervention: The DIR Model
Chapter 19 Assessment: The DIR/Floortime Approach
Chapter 20 A Comprehensive Intervention Program Using the 
DIR/Floortime Approach
Chapter 21 Educational Approaches That Promote Thinking, 
Communicating, and Academic Progress
Part V Overcoming Difficult Symptoms
Chapter 22 Scripting and Echolalia
Chapter 23 Self-Stimulation, Sensation Craving, 
Overactivity, and Avoidant Behavior
Chapter 24 Meal Time, Toilet Training, Getting Dressed, and 
Other New Challenges
Chapter 25 Behavior Problems
Chapter 26 Coping with Feelings
Chapter 27 Meltdowns and Regressions
Chapter 28 Developing Social Skills
Appendix A Outcome Studies of the DIR Model
Appendix B The DIR Theory of How Autism Develops
Appendix C Neurodevelopmental Disorders of Relating and 

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Autistic children -- Behavior modification.
Autistic children -- Rehabilitation.
Autistic children -- Education.
Parents of autistic children.