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Educational interventions for students with autism

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U.C. Davis M.I.N.D. Institute Autism for Educators series, Jossey-Bass, Volume 1st, San Francisco, CA, p.309 (2012)

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Cubb LC4718 .E45 2012



Autistic children--Education--United States, Autistic youth--Education--United States, Learning disabled children--Education--United States


Contents: The educational needs of children with autism. Effects of autism on social learning and social attention / Peter Mundy, Ann M. Mastergeorge, and Nancy S. McIntyre -- Evidence-based instructional interventions / Wendy Machalicek -- Summary and synthesis -- Educational best practices and interventions for children with autism. Educational interventions for children with autism spectrum disorders / Marianne L. Barton and Deborah Fein -- Improving educational interventions for school-age children with autism without intellectual disabilities / Lynn Kern Koegel ... [et al.] -- Translating evidence-based practices from the laboratory to schools : classroom pivotal response teaching / Laura Schreibman ... [et al.] -- Facilitating the use of evidence-based practices in classrooms : the National Professional Development model / Ellen L. Franzone ... [et al.] -- Technology for staff training, collaboration, and supervision in school-based programs for children with autism / Robyn M. Catagnus, Jamie Pagliaro, and Bridget A. Taylor -- Summary and synthesis -- The roles of school staff, administrators, and families. The role of school administrators in working with children and families affected by autism spectrum disorders / Cynthia M. Herr -- Incorporating parent training into school curricula for children with autism spectrum disorders / Brooke Ingersoll and Allison Wainer -- Summary and synthesis -- Appendix. Questions for discussion.; Summary: "This important volume provides information from national authorities on topics related to deepening educators' understanding of the issues and best practices involved in education for autism. To best meet the practical needs of teachers, parents, and school administrators, the editors will provide integrative summaries throughout the book, with recommendations for classroom use. Topics covered include: autism and its impact on schools; a teacher's view of autism and the classroom; best practices and challenges of working with students with ASD in the classroom; working with high-functioning autism (HFA) in schools; successful community-school partnerships; and options for teacher training"--Provided by publisher.

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