Educating students with autism spectrum disorders [electronic resource] : research-based principles and practices / edited by Dianne Zager, Michael L. Wehmeyer, and Richard L. Simpson.

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New York : Routledge, 2012.
1 online resource (345 p.)
Autistic children -- Education.
Inclusive education.
Electronic books.
Similar to a handbook in its comprehensive description of the theory and research supporting current practices in the treatment of autism spectrum disorders, this interdisciplinary text shows how the existing knowledge base can be used to explore promising new possibilities related to the field's many unanswered questions. Key features include the following: Comprehensive - This is the first book to consider the history and current state of autism as a field in transition, to cover its varied approaches and philosophies, and to describe the interventions used through
Front Cover; Educating Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders; Copyright Page; Contents; Preface; Contributors; Section I:Knowledge of the Field of Autism; 1. Autism Spectrum Disorders: Historical, Legislative, and Current Perspectives:Mary L. White, J. David Smith, Tom E. C. Smith, and Robert Stodden; 2. Definitions and Clinical Characteristics of Autism Spectrum Disorders: Joel D. Bregman and Claudine Higdon; 3. Identification and Diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorders: Constanza Colombi, So Hyun Kim, Alayna Schreier, and Catherine Lord
Section II: Approaches and Philosophies in Educating Studentswith Autism4. Applied Behavior Analysis and Learners with Autism Spectrum Disorders:Jack Scott and Kyle Bennett; 5. DIR-The Developmental, Individual Difference, Relationship-Based Model: A Dynamic Model for the 21st Century: Serena Wieder; 6. Structured Teaching and the TEACCH Program:Gary B. Mesibov, Victoria Shea, and Stephanie McCaskill; 7. Academic Development through Integrated Behavioral Experiential Teaching:Dianne Zager and Francine Dreyfus
8. Evidence-Based Practices: The Ziggurat Model and a Comprehensive AutismPlanning System:Brenda Smith Myles, Sheila M. Smith, Ruth Aspy, Barry G. Grossman, andShawn HenrySection III: Education through the Developmental Stages; 9. Cultural and Linguistic Diversity and Learners with Autism Spectrum Disorders: Elizabeth West and Pei-Yu Chen; 10. Early Intervention and Early Childhood Years:E. Amanda Boutot and Jennifer Loncola Walberg; 11. Education through the Developmental Stages: School-Age Children and Adolescents: L. Juane Heflin and Jackie S. Isbell
12. Social Skills Interventions and Programming for Learners with Autism SpectrumDisorders:Richard L. Simpson, Jennifer B. Ganz, and Rose A. Mason13. Promoting Self-Determination and Social Inclusion: A Review of Research-BasedPractices:Michael L. Wehmeyer and Tom E. C. Smith; 14. Transition to Postsecondary Education, Employment, and Adult Living: Michael L. Wehmeyer and James R. D. Patton; 15. Family Support and Involvement throughout the School Years: Teresa Taber-Doughty and Emily Bouck; Section IV: Interrelated Disciplines in Autism
16. Enhancing Language and Communication Development:Carol Alpern17. Assistive Technology to Support People with Autism Spectrum Disorders:Kim Spence-Cochran and Cynthia Pearl; 18. Collaboration and Cooperative Teaching for System-Wide Change:Jack Hourcade and Gardner Umbarger, III; Index
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Berkell Zager, Dianne, 1948-
Simpson, Richard L., 1945-2017.
Wehmeyer, Michael L.
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