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Trusted for more than 15 years, the groundbreaking DOWATCHLISTENSAY has revolutionized social and communication intervention for children of all ages with autism spectrum disorder. Now a new edition is here, reimagined and expanded for the next generation of children and support teams. Whether youre a professional already or in training to be one, this is the resource you need to address complex social and communication challenges for children with autism from ages 3 to 18. In one comprehensive volume, youll have everything you need to conduct effective assessment, set goals and objectives for the child, plan interventions that work, ensure generalization of skills, and monitor progress. Immediately useful new additionsincluding a more extensive assessment tool and a system to monitor skill developmentmake this a cornerstone resource for every professional working with children and youth with autism.WHATS NEWExpanded and revised assessment and intervention planning tool, with an emphasis on tracking generalization of new skillsThe very latest evidencebased practices and intervention approaches for enhancing social and communication skills 29 new printable activity sheets with ideas for fun and motivating activities to teach social, communication, and community skills A look at how ritualistic behaviors affect learning and development (one of the most underexplored areas of autism) Guidance on prioritizing goals and objectives, linking them to assessment, and designing interventions. New chapter on progress monitoring that includes a full data collection toolkit for tracking the generalization of social and communication skillsUpdated vignettes and extended case stories illustrating social and communication challenges characteristic of autismPRACTICAL MATERIALS: Assessment tool; activities to build play, group skills, and communication; more than a dozen forms to help monitor progress toward skill mastery and generalization.