Structured Program for Early Childhood Therapists Working with Autism (SPECTRA)

Author(s) : Dr Robyn Young, Carrie Partington and Talya Goren

Publisher : ACER Press, 2009

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SPECTRA Kit

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SPECTRA DVD

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The Structured Program for Early Childhood Therapists working with Autism (SPECTRA) is a comprehensive intervention reference guide for psychologists, special needs teachers, therapists and early childhood educators working with children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).

It provides a developmental framework as well as step-by-step instructions on how to implement a behaviour program to teach autistic children a comprehensive range of skills, starting with skills that are typically lacking in these children.

SPECTRA is applicable to children with an intellectual age of 18 months to 6 years old.

Key Features

  • Provides principles and guidelines for designing and implementing an intervention program
  • Includes a progress map and simple checklists that allow you to identify the child’s developmental level, skills mastered and areas that need attention and learning
  • Specific exercises and activities covering a wide range of learning areas are included

Specific exercises and activities include:

  • Basic skills like attention, compliance and appropriate play
  • Receptive and expressive communication
  • Mathematics
  • Reading and writing
  • Making choices
  • Daily living skills

Photocopy masters for designing a program and tracking progress are also included.

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Dr Robyn Young, Carrie Partington and Talya Goren