Re: Autism Videos

Stan Diamond (sxd@psulias.psu.edu)
Thu, 18 Apr 1996 08:42:50 -0400 (EDT)

>I need current contact information for whoever sells Behavioral
>Treatment of Autistic Children and Behavior Modification: Teaching
>Language to Psychotic Children. Both cover the work of O. Ivar
>Lovaas.
>
>Anybody out there bought either of these lately?
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>* Christopher Lewis
Christopher
Although we do not have them for sale, Penn State has both titles
available for rent. Below are the full catalog entries which also show the
distributors from which we aquired these titles. You can browse our catalog
through the Web at the URL below and can book either of these titles for
rental by calling the 800 #.

Title Behavioral Treatment of Autistic Children (40531)
Physical Color; sound
Copyrighted 1988
Length 44:00 min
Distributor Focus International (*FOCINT)
Audience CA

Synopsis Presents a detailed explanation and demonstration of Ivar
Lovaas' new, intensive behavioral treatment project for
autistic children and illustrates various outcomes from the
project, including normal functioning in half of the
children. Shows follow-up data from autistic children, who
were treated in the 1960s, twenty-five years later as
adults. Updates [if]Reinforcement Therapy[rf] (40171) and
[if]Behavior Modification: Teaching Language to Psychotic
Children[rf] (40137).

Subjects Disabilities, Mental; Psychology and psychologists; Special
education; Psychiatry; PCR(CPCR); Education & Teacher
Training(CED)

Alt Title A The Autistic Child: A Behavioral Approach (36026)
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Holdings 16mm, 1 copy, Rent $32.50
VHS, 1 copy, Rent $29.00

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Title Behavior Modification: Teaching Language to Psychotic Children
(40137)
Physical Color; sound
Copyrighted 1969
Length 42:00 min
Distributor Guidance Associates, Inc (GA)
Audience CA

Synopsis Ivar Lovaas shows reinforcement and stimulus-fading
techniques in teaching speech to psychotic children.
Bizarre echolalic speech, self-destruction, and pervasive
failures in acquisition of social and intellectual
behaviors are depicted, followed by imitative verbal
behavior. Methods and data are presented on the acquisition
of certain aspects of meaning, as well as on the
establishment of relational terms. Exemplifies use of
speech for spontaneous conversation. Also see
[if]Behavioral Treatment of Autistic Children[rf] (40531).

Subjects Disabilities, Mental; Psychology and psychologists; Special
education; Speech; PCR(CPCR); Education & Teacher Training(CED)

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Holdings 16mm, 5 copies, Rent $25.00

Stan Diamond (manager) (814) 863-3100
Penn State Audio Visual Svcs. (814) 863-2574 FAX
1127 Fox Hill Rd. (800) 826-0132 Rentals
University Park, PA 16803 http://www.libraries.psu.edu/avs/