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Brenda Smith Myles provides important strategies for teaching children diagnosed with Asperger syndrome and presents research-based, instructional, behavioral, and environmental strategies for teachers.
Foreword - Stephen Shore Acknowledgments About the Author About the Contributors Introduction: Children and Youth With Asperger Syndrome Social and Communication Characteristics Behavioral and Emotional Characteristics Intellectual and Cognitive Characteristics Academic Characteristics Sensory Characteristics Motor Characteristics Conclusion
1. Adaptations for Success in General Education Settings - Jill Hudson Behavior Expectations Consistency and Clear Communication of Expectations Expectations in Practice Summary
2. Environmental Modification - Anastasia Hubbard Learn About the Student With AS The School Environment Visual Supports Organizational Strategies Summary
3. Academic Modifications - Anastasia Hubbard Predictability and Handwriting Stages of the Learning Process Summary
4. Emotional and Behavioral Supports - Diane Adreon Functional Assessment The Cycle of Tantrums, Rage and Meltdowns Summary
5. Social Skills Supports Hidden Curriculum Social Skills Supports Summary
6. Assistive Technology Supports - Sean J. Smith, Mariangeles Murphy-Herd, Daniel Alvarado, and Nancy Glennon Assistive Technology Definition Framework for Assistive Technology Selection Assistive Technology Solutions Technology Solutions Summary
7. Making Each Year Successful: Issues in Transition - Ronda Schelvan, Terri Cooper Swanson, and Sheila M. Smith Transitioning Between Activities and Environments Transition to Adulthood Summary References Index
Posted December 5, 2009
Excellent resource for parents trying to understand how to help their children with this disorder in the regular school setting. It really helped me in explaining to the school system how to help my child.Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.