Treating Autistic Children at Home: A London Based Programme

  • Patricia Howlin
  • Pamela Yates


The range of management problems faced by the parents of autistic children is considerable. Not only do families have to cope with the specific difficulties associated with the disorder, notably social and communication deficits and ritualistic and obsessional behaviours, but also with many non-specific problems of the sort that are common to children with a variety of handicaps. Moreover, although the types of problem may seem similar across children (language abnormalities, social problems, routines and obsessions, toiletting and feeding difficulties, disruptive behaviours, overactivity etc.) the ways in which these need to be tackled will vary according to the skills and deficits of the individual child and his or her family circumstances.


Autistic Child Apply Behavior Analysis Social Skill Training Autistic Individual Communication Disorder 
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  • Pamela Yates

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