Making Inclusion Work for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders: An Evidence-Based Guide

Making Inclusion Work for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders: An Evidence-Based Guide

by Tristram Smith
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1606239325

ISBN-13: 9781606239322

Pub. Date: 10/18/2011

Publisher: Guilford Publications, Inc.

An indispensable resource for K-12 educators and autism specialists, this highly practical book shows how to include students with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) in general education settings. Presented is a research-based, step-by-step process for assessing students at a range of skill levels, planning and implementing successful inclusion programs, and working

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An indispensable resource for K-12 educators and autism specialists, this highly practical book shows how to include students with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) in general education settings. Presented is a research-based, step-by-step process for assessing students at a range of skill levels, planning and implementing successful inclusion programs, and working as a team with other professionals and with parents. The book is packed with specific strategies for helping students with ASD follow the daily routine, learn from the general education curriculum, interact with peers, and overcome problem behavior. In a large-size format for easy photocopying, it features dozens of reproducible worksheets and forms.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781606239322
Publisher:
Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
10/18/2011
Pages:
380
Sales rank:
777,912
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 10.40(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range:
5 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

I. General Considerations
1. Autism Spectrum Disorders
2. Evidence-Based Interventions and Supported Inclusion of Students with ASD
II. Preparation
3. Evaluating the Student, Caroline I. Magyar, Vincent Pandolfi, and Robin Bender
4. Planning Data Collection and Monitoring Progress, Daniel W. Mruzek
5. Team Building and Training, Christine Peterson
6. Preparing the Student: Transition from Special Education to Inclusive Settings, Dennis Mozingo and Mae Barker
III. Implementation
7. Adapting the Daily Routine
8. Individualizing the General Education Curriculum
9. Individual Instruction, Part 1: Teaching Approaches, Daniel W. Mruzek, Laura Silverman, and Betsy Varghese
10. Individual Instruction, Part 2: Examples and Teaching Programs
11. Peer Interaction, Tasha C. Geiger
12. Problem Behavior, Deborah A. Napolitano and David B. McAdam
13. Sustaining Inclusion: Systems Change, Christine M. Burns and Linda L. Matons

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