Designed as a curriculum that enables BCBA’s, teachers, tutors, and parents to set up lesson plans for children quickly and teach the ABLLS®-R objectives and skills in a fast paced teaching environment.
Developed by Dr. Partington, the Assessment of Basic Language and Learning Skills - Revised (The ABLLS-R®), is an assessment tool, curriculum guide, and skills-tracking system used to help guide the instruction of language and critical learner skills for children with autism or other developmental disabilities.
A Step-By-Step Guide to Further the Development of
Children with Minimal Language Skills
Getting Started: Developing Critical Learning Skills for Children on the Autism Spectrum is written in nontechnical terms for parents and educators to learn how to teach a nonverbal child, or one with minimal verbal skills to ask for items he wants, imitate actions and vocalizations, attend to his actions with objects, and to initiate social interactions. It provides the tools and necessary guidance such that they can help the child make the best possible progress in their skill development.
These products are a perfect start for the professional to begin an extraordinary program for a child with autism or other developmental delays. This pack includes an assessment and tracking system, a book that explains how to teach the child language skills, and a book to help capture the motivation of the child.
By James W. Partington
The Spanish Language version of the revised ABLLS-R® includes many new task items that were not included in the previous edition. There are numerous changes in the descriptions and criterion for individual task items, as well as in the sequencing of many task items.
Updated in 2013 by Dr. Partington
New! References on ASD
Expanded information on Motivation and Reinforcement
Updated Word Lists
Explicit rationale on teaching Manding
Changes in procedure for Matching to Sample
Most children with autism or other developmental disabilities experience severe language delays or disorders. Teaching language to these children can be quite a challenge to parents and professionals. This book presents a state-of-the-art language assessment and intervention program based on B.F. Skinner's behavioral analysis of language, and the extensive body of empirical research that supports Skinner's analysis.