Designing Comprehensive Interventions for High-Functioning Individuals With Autism Spectrum Disorders: The Ziggurat Model, Release 2.0 - Non-Textbook Edition
Autism Society Award Winner!
The award-winning Ziggurat Model
, designed for individuals across the autism spectrum and across the lifespan, presents a process and framework for developing interventions for individuals of all ages with ASD consistent with current trends in education, including response to intervention (RtI), evidence-based practices, and positive behavioral supports. The Ziggurat Model 2.0
is newly updated and expanded with the latest research and a new version of the Underlying Characteristics Checklist for Early Intervention (UCC-EI)
, in addition to UCC-HF and UCC-CL for individuals with higher functioning and classic autism, respectively. Foreword by Gary Mesibov, PhD.
MEET THE AUTHORS
Ruth Aspy, PhD, is a licensed psychologist in private practice with the Ziggurat Group. Dr. Aspy specializes in assessment and intervention for individuals with autism spectrum disorder. She is co-creator of a comprehensive model of intervention. Along with Dr. Barry Grossman, Dr. Aspy has written The Ziggurat Model, winner of the ASA Literary Award of the Year. Dr. Aspy speaks internationally and has experience in clinic and school settings. Aspy and Grossman have co-authored with two colleagues, FBA to Z: Functional Behavior and Intervention Plans for Individuals with ASD.
Barry G. Grossman, PhD, is a licensed psychologist and author. He specializes in assessment and intervention for individuals with autism spectrum disorders. Dr. Grossman, along with Dr. Aspy, wrote The Ziggurat Model — a book on designing interventions for students with high-functioning autism. He and his co-author present on this model nationally. The Ziggurat Model has been adopted at the district-wide and state-wide levels. Aspy and Grossman, along with colleagues, Brenda Smith Myles and Shawn Henry, have co-authored: FBA to Z: Functional Behavior and Intervention Plans for Individuals with ASD.