Teaching Children with High-Functioning Autism: Strategies for the Inclusive Classroom

Teaching Children with High-Functioning Autism: Strategies for the Inclusive Classroom

by Claire Hughes
     
 

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Teaching Children With High-Functioning Autism: Strategies for the Inclusive Classroom is designed to provide practical ideas and support to teachers who have students with high-functioning autism in their classroom. Children with high-functioning autism have been identified as having autism, but are capable of learning content material at or even above grade

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Teaching Children With High-Functioning Autism: Strategies for the Inclusive Classroom is designed to provide practical ideas and support to teachers who have students with high-functioning autism in their classroom. Children with high-functioning autism have been identified as having autism, but are capable of learning content material at or even above grade level.

The book provides realistic descriptions of autism in the classroom, ideas for working with a wide range of professionals and integrating the various therapies within a classroom, suggestions for assessing students' learning, and a range of teaching ideas from behavioral interventions to content-area instruction. With ideas for writing a very strong, helpful IEP as well as ways to accommodate and manage the social, language, and anxiety-related issues children with high-functioning autism face in a general education setting, this guidebook is sure to help all teachers serve their students with autism in the inclusive classroom!

Claire E. Hughes-Lynch, PHD, is an associate professor of special education at the College of Coastal Georgia. She received her doctorate in both gifted education and special education from The College of William and Mary. Her research interests include cognitive interventions for children with autism, response to intervention, and twice-exceptional children.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781593639778
Publisher:
Sourcebooks, Incorporated
Publication date:
12/01/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
896,976
File size:
3 MB

Meet the Author

Claire E. Hughes-Lynch is associate professor of special education at the College of Coastal Georgia. She received her doctorate in both gifted education and special education from The College of William and Mary. Her research interests include cognitive interventions for children with autism, Response to Intervention, and twice-exceptional children.

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