Addressing the Challenging Behavior of Children with High-Functioning Autism/Asperger Syndrome in the Classroom

Addressing the Challenging Behavior of Children with High-Functioning Autism/Asperger Syndrome in the Classroom

by Rebecca Moyes

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Overview

Addressing the Challenging Behavior of Children with High-Functioning Autism/Asperger Syndrome in the Classroom by Rebecca Moyes

How do teachers and parents of children with autism address a child's social skills? And what do they do about problem behaviors? This book provides possible explanations for these behaviours, and a wealth of practical help for both teachers and parents to address them. Teachers learn how to create environmental supports and how to incorporate specific teaching strategies. Students with autism learn the new skills they might need, and ways of making their behavior more acceptable. This book is full of practical tips on how to tackle different kinds of challenging behaviors both in the classroom and outside it.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781843107194
Publisher: Kingsley, Jessica Publishers
Publication date: 06/30/2002
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 160
Sales rank: 571,694
Product dimensions: 6.81(w) x 9.69(h) x (d)

About the Author

Rebecca Moyes is a former teacher, and today works as an educational consultant for children with autism spectrum conditions. Her oldest child has Asperger Syndrome. She is the author of Incorporating Social Goals in the Classroom, also published by JKP.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments. Foreword. 1. Traditional approaches. 2. Adopting a team approach to writing a behaviour support plan. 3. What causes misbehavior in children with autism? Forming a hypothesis. 4. Antecedent strategies. 5. Rewards and motivators. 6. Consequential strategies. 7. Evaluation for effectiveness. References. Index.

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