This guide brings the most recent advancements in evidence-based interventions to both novice and experienced educators who are looking for practical and meaningful strategies for teaching students with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD).
The authors provide step-by-step, field-tested guidelines that connect with Individual Educational Program goals, illustrate to how write a behavior intervention plan, and demonstrates how to deliver effective interventions, including applied behavior analysis, functional behavior assessment, and positive behavioral supports. This concise handbook features sidebars highlighting major points, vignettes, and summaries, and includes many sample materials, tools, and reproducible forms. Teachers get the "nuts and bolts" on
Identifying and including students with ASD in the general education classroom
Organizing the classroom environment, creating space, and managing time
Promoting independence, communication, and socially appropriate behaviors
Selecting visual strategies, tools, and curriculum resources
This user-friendly resource presents educators with a solid framework for delivering first-rate services to foster confidence and success for every student with ASD.
Josefa Ben-Arieh earned an undergraduate degree in English language and linguistics from Ben-Gurion University, Israel, in 1978. In 1998 she earned an MSEd from the University of Kansas in special education and a PhD in 2003. Her area of expertise is autism and behavior disorders. Helen Miller is currently holding the position of the autism coordinator in her school district. In this capacity, she encourages research-based programming and provides training and consultation services to the teachers and paraeducators who work with students with autism. For over 20 years, she served many students with communication delays, including those with autism. She has presented on numerous autism-related topics to university students, parents, and educators, and, as a regional autism consultant for Kansas, Miller assists school teams across the state. Miller's training is in speech language pathology from Kansas State University and in autism and education leadership from the University of Kansas.
Release date NZ
May 26th, 2009
Edited by Helen J. Miller
Edited by Josefa Ben-Arieh
Country of Publication
SAGE Publications Inc
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