'Gives general educators the precise information needed to work with children on the autistic spectrum. The range of topics covered makes this book a great resource for professionals looking for an overview of autism spectrum disorders and how to work effectively with this population. I particularly like the chapter on collaborating with parents-a much needed, but often neglected area' - G. Richmond Mancil, Assistant Professor, University of Central Florida
'Most comprehensive. Teachers in today's classrooms are faced with the challenge of educating all children, and this book provides an easy-to-understand reference for a traditionally misunderstood disability' - Vicki McFarland, Special Education Director, Learning Matters Educational Group
A user-friendly, comprehensive look at teaching students with Autism Spectrum Disorders.
Written by experts in special education, this resource presents a complete overview of Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). The authors discuss ways to create an appropriate learning environment and essential strategies for implementing effective educational programs.
The book also explains the use of:
Assistive technology options for children with ASD
Behavioural, skill-based, and physiologically-based intervention models
Ways to evaluate interventions
Effective assessments for student behaviour, skills, and deficits
A comprehensive team approach that includes parents as part of a quality educational program
Specific instructional approaches for students with ASD