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ERIC Number: ED500293
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Oct-15
Pages: 168
Abstractor: ERIC
ISBN: ISBN-978-1-4129-2381-1
Education and Care for Adolescents and Adults with Autism: A Guide for Professionals and Carers
Wall, Kate
SAGE Publications (CA)
Using case studies and examples that show the reader how to put theory into practice in multi-disciplinary settings, "Education and Care for Adolescents and Adults with Autism" explains how changes in policy and provision have affected how young people and adults with autism are cared for and educated. The author highlights current problematic outcomes from a multi-agency perspective and offers: (1) Up-to-date and accessible information on the nature and affects of Autistic Spectrum Disorders (ASD); (2) Detailed chronology of legislation across disciplines; (3) Recommendations on family issues surrounding the care and education of those with ASD; (4) Possible intervention programs; and (5) Strategies for use in care settings, education settings, and at home. This resource offers a range of strategies for those working with or caring for adolescents and adults with ASD. Eight chapters include: (1) Introduction; (2) Definitions and the current situation in education, health and social care; (3) Policy developments, legislation and guidance; (4) Understanding the world of autism; (5) Considering family issues; (6) Intervention programmes; (7) Provision in education; and (8) Provision in care settings.
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
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Language: English
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