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ERIC Number: ED509571
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Pages: 368
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: ISBN-978-1-5985-7079-3
"You're Going to Love This Kid!" Teaching Students with Autism in the Inclusive Classroom, Second Edition
Kluth, Paula
Brookes Publishing Company
Thousands of educators have turned to "You're Going to Love this Kid!" for fresh ways to welcome and teach students with autism--and now the book teachers trust is fully revised and more practical than ever! Gathering feedback from teachers across the country during her popular workshops, autism expert Paula Kluth targeted this second edition to the specific needs of today's primary- and secondary-school educators. Readers will also get updates on all of the other topics covered in the first edition, including fostering friendships, building communication skills, planning challenging and multidimensional lessons, and adapting the curriculum and the physical environment. And with the new first-person stories from people with autism and their teachers and parents, readers will have a better understanding of students on the spectrum and how to include them successfully. A book teachers will keep forever for creative ideas and inspiration, this new edition of "You're Going to Love this Kid!" is the ultimate practical guide to including students with autism, teaching them effectively and sensitively, and appreciating the gifts they bring to the classroom. Contents of this book include: (1) Defining Autism; (2) Understanding Inclusive Schooling; (3) The Role of the Teacher; (4) Connecting with Families with Eileen Yoshina; (5) Creating a Comfortable Classroom; (6) Friendships, Social Relationships, and Belonging; (7) Building Communication Skills, Competencies, and Relationships; (8) Teaching Literacy to Students with Autism with Kelly Chandler-Olcott; (9) Rethinking Behavior; (10) Inclusive Pedagogy; (11) Teaching Strategies with Christi Kasa-Hendrickson; (12) Collaboration and Cooperation in the Inclusive School. Bibliography and appendix are also included.
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A