ERIC Number: ED486651
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2005
Educating Pupils with Autistic Spectrum Disorders: A Practical Guide
The book is written for educators in both mainstream and special provision schools, as well as teachers who are new to the field or those who are working in isolation from other specialists, the book gives practical advice on how to employ appropriate teaching and learning strategies. The book includes: (1) an overview of autism and how it affects learning; (2) suggestions for established, effective strategies and interventions; (3) advice on how to select the appropriate strategies for individual pupils; (4) INSET materials to use in staff meetings and on INSET days; (5) tried and tested ideas for successful lessons; (6) handy hints and checklists; (7) a glossary; and (7) a selection of photocopiable material ready for the classroom. After a foreword, prologue, and introduction, specific chapters in the book include: (1) Autism: An Overview; (2) The Impact of Autism on Learning; (3) Sharing Positive Attitudes Towards Pupils with Autism; (4) Addressing Behavioural Issues in Autism; (5) Understanding the Affect of the Condition; (6) Established and Effective Strategies; and (7) Sharing Good Practice. The following conclude the book: conclusion; glossary; list of useful organizations; bibliography; and index.
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Teaching Methods, Learning Strategies, Intervention, Student Behavior, Attitudes toward Disabilities, Check Lists, Staff Development
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