Methods for Teaching Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders: Evidence-Based Practices, Pearson eText with Loose-Leaf Version -- Access Card Package, 1st edition
Published by Pearson (April 3rd 2014) - Copyright © 2015
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This easy to read, up-to-date resource provides a highly informative look at the importance of evidence-based practices in the education of learners with autism from a family partnership and longitudinal learning perspective. It thoroughly addresses both the educational and behavioral support needs of children with Autism Spectrum Disorders in a thoughtful and insightful approach aimed at developing caring and compassionate professionals who are highly trained in the use of evidence-based approaches.
- An emphasis on the theme of family and professional partnerships and collaboration and consultation helps students become highly knowledgeable of the importance of forming family partnerships and teaming.
- Learning aids such as suggested print and web-based resources, graphic organizers, and points for reflection pull readers into the content and help students remember key information and strategies.
- Child and family vignettes, “Consider This” features, and examples of exemplary programs and practices help to personalize and bring meaning to sometimes-difficult concepts, while also promoting meaningful discussion among students.
- The most up-to-date information in the field gives students the latest information and trends and facilitates their journey toward becoming cutting edge educators.
Table of contents
Section I: Introduction
Chapter 1 Understanding Autism Spectrum Disorders Across the Lifespan
Chapter 2 Determining Evidence-Based Interventions
Section II: Early Childhood
Chapter 3 Identification and Early Intervention
Chapter 4 Teaming with Families
Chapter 5 Teaching Communication Skills
Chapter 6 Methods for Promoting Social Competence
Section III: The School Years
Chapter 7 Building School-Based Behavioral Repertoires
Chapter 8 Collaboration and Consultation
Chapter 9 Developing Academic Skills
Section IV: Moving from School to Adult Life
Chapter 10 Fostering Self-Determination
Chapter 11 Transition to Adulthood
Chapter 12 Enhancing Quality of Life
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