Autism Spectrum Disorders: Effective Instructional Practices / Edition 1

Autism Spectrum Disorders: Effective Instructional Practices / Edition 1

by L. Juane Heflin, Donna Florino Alaimo
     
 

Broadened public awareness of autism and other associated spectrum disorders, combined with continuing research, means that more students than ever before are being identified with these disabilities. This book is an excellent resource for any teacher working with students who have ASD because it discusses how to identify and describe individuals with autism

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Overview

Broadened public awareness of autism and other associated spectrum disorders, combined with continuing research, means that more students than ever before are being identified with these disabilities. This book is an excellent resource for any teacher working with students who have ASD because it discusses how to identify and describe individuals with autism spectrum disorder, develop effective programs, create contexts for instruction, accommodate sensory issues, use applied behavior analytic instructional strategies and program for challenging behavior. Separate chapters are devoted to communication, socialization, academic skill acquisition and non-academic environments. Information on the use of technology is infused throughout the book and makes this an invaluable reference for educators.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131181700
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
08/01/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
400
Sales rank:
570,167
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Identifying and Describing Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Chapter 2 Historical Perspective and Etiology of Autism Spectrum Disorders

Chapter 3 Collaborating to Develop Effective Programs

Chapter 4 Creating Contexts for Instruction

Chapter 5 Accommodating Sensory Issues

Chapter 6 Using Applied Behavior Analytic Instructional Strategies

Chapter 7 Programming for Challenging Behavior

Chapter 8 Encouraging Communication and Verbal Behavior

Chapter 9 Enhancing Socialization and Social Competence

Chapter 10 Promoting Academic Skill Acquisition

Chapter 11 Organizing Instructional Opportunities in Non-Academic Environments

Epilogue What Ms. Harris Learned

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