"Teaching Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders"
September 20, 2012
By Autism Society
Written by experts in special education and psychology, this user-friendly resource summarizes current research and presents a comprehensive overview of how to teach students with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). The authors discuss intervention strategies for implementing effective educational programs that give youngsters with ASD the opportunity to learn and interact with their peers.
This practical book describes the characteristics of specific disorders, including autism, childhood disintegrative disorder, Rett syndrome, and Asperger’s Syndrome. Other topics include:
- Specific instructional approaches
- Creating quality educational programs and collaborating with parents
- Strategies for classroom management, communication development and social skills
- Characteristics, learning styles and intervention strategies
- Behavioral, skill-based, and physiologically based intervention models
- Support services for transition from high school to adult life
- And more!
Teaching students with autism spectrum disorders addresses the most significant, everyday challenges that general and special education teachers face in reaching students with ASD.
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April 10, 2013
The Autism Society, the nation’s largest and oldest grassroots autism organization, has chosen Pittsburgh as the host city of its 44th annual conference on autism spectrum disorders.
April 5, 2013
Individuals with autism can attend the Autism Society National Conference and Exposition (in Pittsburgh) for FREE this year! Learn more: www.autism-society.org/conference.
April 3, 2013
Monarch Teaching Technologies, the makers of VizZle®, web-based educational software for visual learners with autism, will give one-year of free VizZle to every new (or renewing) Champion Member during April.
April 2, 2013
Read the Autism Society’s digital magazine about autism spectrum disorders!
April 2, 2013
Today, throughout the world, individuals will come together highlighting the needs and dreams of people living with autism.