ERIC Number: ED289278
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: N/A
Guidelines To Assist Families and Professionals When Looking for Programs and Services for Children and Adults with Autism. Parts One, Two, and Three [and] Guidelines for the Selection of an Appropriate Educational Placement for the Student with Autism: A Checklist To Assess Service Appropriateness.
Four district brochures presenting guidelines on services for children and adults with autism have been combined to form this document. "General Guidelines for Education and Treatment of Individuals with Autism" addresses aspects of education and treatment, listing important questions about such topics as ancillary services, indivdualization, home programming, and accreditation. "Guidelines Pertaining to Adult Day Training/Workshops" examines adult day training/workshops, and touches upon such issues as the need for distinct services, individualized planning, and the philosophy of training and programming. "Guidelines Pertaining to Group Homes for Children and Adults" covers issues of community resources, individualization, staff training, and the role of the parents. In the fourth brochure, guidelines are offered for the selection of an appropriate educational placement for students with autism. Areas addressed are classroom environment and structure, student/staff ratio, teaching methods, progress evaluation, accountability, related services, and personal reactions. (CL)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: The first set of three brochures were developed by the New Jersey Task Force on Autism. The fourth brochure was developed at the Bancroft School and New Jersey Council of Organizations and Schools for Autistic Children and Adults. For related information, see EC 201 234-238.