Resources and Links
In STEPPS is not responsible for the content of the websites and materials listed below and this information is not meant as legal or medical advice. In STEPPS only provides these links as general information and as a starting point for families learning about PRT and ABA. Always talk to your doctor or BCBA when seeking information about a behavioral program for your child. You can email us for more information at firstname.lastname@example.org
PRT and other naturalistic teaching models
Ingersoll, B. & Dvortcsak, A. (2010). Teaching social communication to children with autism. New York, NY: The Guilford Press.
Koegel, R.L., Schreibman, L., Good, A., Cerniglia, L., Murphy, C., & Koegel, L.K. (1989). How to teach pivotal behaviors to children with autism: A training manual. Santa Barbara, CA: University of California.
Koegel, R.L., Koegel, L.K., & Parks, D.R. (1992). How to teach self-management to people with severe disabilities: A training manual. Santa Barbara, CA: University of California.
Koegel, Koegel, & Dunlap (Eds.), Positive behavioral support: Including people with difficult behavior in the community (pp. 3-30). Baltimore, MD: Paul H Brookes Publishing.
Koegel, L.K., & LaZebnik, C. (2005)Overcoming autism: Finding the answers, strategies, and hope that can transform a child’s life. New York NY: Penguin Group.
Koegel, R.L, & Koegel, L.K. (2006). Pivotal Response Treatments for Autism: Communication, Social, & Academic Development. Baltimore, MD: Brookes Publishing Company.
Noonan, M.J., & McCormick, L. (2006). Young children with disabilities in natural environments: Methods and Procedures. Baltimore, MD: Brookes Publishing Company.
Simpson, R., De Boer-Ott, S.R., Griswold, D., Smith-Myles, B., Byrd, S.E., Ganz, J., Tapscott Cook., J., Otten, J.L., Ben-Arieh, J., Kline, S.A., Gariott Adams, L. (2005). Autism Spectrum Diorders: Interventions and Treatment for Children and Youth. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press.
Stahmer, A, Suhrheinrich, J., Reid, S., Schreibman, L. (2011) Classroom Pivotal Response Teaching for Children with Autism. New York, NY: Guilford Press.
Thompson, T. (2011). Individualized Autism Intervention for Young Children: blending discrete trial and naturalistic strategies. Baltimore, MD: Brookes Publishing Company.
Thompson, T. (2011) Individualized Autism Intervention for Young Children: Blending discrete trial and naturalistic strategies. Baltimore, MD: Brookes Publishing Company.
Ward, S. (2009). What you need to know about motivation and teaching games: An in-depth analysis. LuLu. ISBN: 978-0-557-02648-7
Whalen, C. (Ed.) (2009). Real life, real progress. Baltimore, MD: Brookes Publishing Company.
Applied Behavior Analysis Websites
International Association of Applied Behavior Analysis: www.abainternational.org
California Association of Applied Behavior Analysis: www.calaba.org
Association of Professional Behavior Analysts : www.apbahome.net
Behavior Analyst Certification Board: www.bacb.com
Applied Behavior Analysis Resource Site: rsaffran.tripod.com
Autism and other Developmental Disabilities Websites
Parent organization for research and support : www.autismspeaks.org
Organization for Autism Research: www.researchautism.org
Parent organization TACA provides support and help to parents with a child with ASD: www.tacanow.org
Parent organization providing local support for families: www.taskca.org
Non-Profit Organization by and for parents with children with ASD: www.lafeat.org
Grandparent Autism Network: www.ganinfo.org
www.forockids.org For OC Kids Neurodevelopmental Center is a collaborative project between the UCI Department of Pediatrics and the Children’s Hospital of Orange County (CHOC).
For OC Kids Neurodevelopmental Center provides evaluation, diagnosis, treatment, support, education and advocacy for Orange County children birth through age 5 years with a wide range of developmental, behavioral or learning issues including autism spectrum disorders and ADHD.
ASK: Advocates for Special Kids
www.Teachtown.com A research-based subscription website that teaches academic skills to children on the spectrum
www.rcocdd.com Regional Center of Orange County
www.slacrc.com South Los Angeles Regional Center
Insurance Informational websites:
National health insurance support group:
autism insurance email@example.com www.autismvotes.org
General websites that may be helpful:
For making visual supports: http://mrsriley.com
Local event updates for Orange County: www.helpmegrow.com
A website and resource for students with disabilities in college: http://weconnectnow.wordpress.com