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The following website is for ideas and concepts on learning about verbal behavior: (This website pertains to the preceding information)
Title: Introduction to Verbal Behavior Programming
Description: This is the first step in understanding the Verbal Behavior approach to teaching children with autism and related disorders. Our clinical staff and instructors have a combined experience of over a half century teaching and treating children with autism and other disorders.
The following are books and resources pertaining to verbal behavior in autism:


Unconventional Verbal Behavior, Echolalia, Gestalt Language


1. Prizant, B.M., & Rydell, P. (1993). Assessment and intervention strategies for unconventional verbal behavior. In S. Warren & J. Reichle (Eds.), Communicative approaches to challenging behavior. Baltimore: Brookes.


2. Rydell, P., & Prizant, B.M. (1995). Educational and communicative approaches for children who use echolalia. In K. Quill (Ed.), Teaching children with autism: Methods to increase communication and socialization. Albany, NY: Delmar.


3. Prizant, B.M. (1987). Clinical implications of echolalic behavior in autism. In T. Layton (Ed.), Language and treatment of autistic and developmentally disordered children. Springfield, IL: Charles Thomas.


4. Schuler, A.L. & Prizant, B.M. (1985). Echolalia in autism. In E. Schopler and G. Mesibov (Eds.), Communication problems in autism. New York: Plenum Press.


5. Prizant, B.M. & Rydell, P.J. (1984). An analysis of the functions of delayed echolalia in autistic children. Journal of Speech and Hearing Research, 27, 183-192.


6. Prizant, B.M. (1983). Language and communication in autism: Toward an understanding of the “whole” of it. Journal of Speech and Hearing Disorders, 48, 296-307.


7. Prizant, B.M. (1983). Echolalia of autistic individuals: Assessment and intervention issues. Seminars in Speech and Language, 4, 63-77.


8. Prizant, B.M. (1982). Gestalt processing and gestalt language in autism. Topics in Language Disorders, 3, 16-23.


9. Prizant, B.M. & Duchan, J.F. (1981). The functions of immediate echolalia in autistic children. Journal of Speech and Hearing Disorders, 46, 241-249.


10. Partington, J & Sundberg, M, Teaching Language to Children with Autism




Lakeshore Learning Materials (This website is for “Lakeshore Learning Materials” and has teaching materials and classroom tools used for early childhood, and all other levels and types of education)

Superduper Inc. (This website is for “Super Duper Publications” and they polish colorful, high quality materials for speech-language pathologists, special educators, teachers, parents and caregivers in educational, home and health care settings)


The National Autistic Society  in United Kingdom produces a number of magazines and journals.