Teaching Children With Autism in the General Classroom: Strategies for Effective Inclusion and Instruction

Teaching Children With Autism in the General Classroom: Strategies for Effective Inclusion and Instruction

by Vicky Spencer, Cynthia Simpson
     
 

Recent special education legislation has led to a rise in inclusion classrooms, where students with special needs, including autism spectrum disorders, are taught alongside their nondisabled peers. Teaching Children With Autism in the General Classroom provides an introduction to inclusionary practices that serve children with autism, giving teachers the…  See more details below

Overview

Recent special education legislation has led to a rise in inclusion classrooms, where students with special needs, including autism spectrum disorders, are taught alongside their nondisabled peers. Teaching Children With Autism in the General Classroom provides an introduction to inclusionary practices that serve children with autism, giving teachers the practical advice they need to ensure each student receives the quality education he or she deserves.

Promoting field-tested strategies and techniques, this book offers teachers sound advice for creating a classroom environment conducive to learning success for children with autism spectrum disorders. Topics covered include using assistive technology, collaborating with parents and paraeducators, teaching social skills, developing behavioral interventions, and creating effective academic instruction. This book gives general education teachers a solid background of knowledge about autism and the needs of students with the disorder.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781593635213
Publisher:
Sourcebooks, Incorporated
Publication date:
05/01/2009
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
2 MB

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