Behavioral Treatments for Autism Spectrum Disorders

Dr. Michael Powers,
Yale University

Individuals with autism spectrum disorders exhibit a range of behavioral excesses and deficits that can interfere significantly with adaptive functioning at home, in the community, and at school. At times these challenging behaviors can cause harm to others or to the person with autism, and often contribute both to isolation and misunderstanding of the needs of the individual.

This lecture introduces the foundations of behavioral assessment and treatment of significant challenging behavior in persons with autism.

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Yale Seminar on Autism and Related Disorders List of Lectures

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