ERIC Number: ED531179
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2012-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
Educational Interventions for Students with Autism
Mundy, Peter, Ed.; Mastergeorge, Ann, Ed.
Jossey-Bass, An Imprint of Wiley
Educational Interventions for Students with Autism offers educators a vital resource for understanding and working with autistic students. Written by nationally acclaimed experts in the field and published in collaboration with the world-renowned UC Davis M.I.N.D. Institute, the book aims to deepen educators' appreciation of the challenges surrounding autism in a classroom setting and the current best practices in education for autism. To best meet the practical needs of teachers, school administrators, and parents, the book includes integrative summaries throughout, with recommendations for real-world classroom use. Topics covered include: how autism affects student learning, 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, options for teacher training, and more. Chapters include: (1) Effects of Autism on Social Learning and Social Attention (Peter Mundy, Ann M. Mastergeorge, and Nancy S. McIntyre); (2) Evidence-Based Instructional Interventions (Wendy Machalicek); (3) Educational Interventions for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (Marianne L. Barton and Deborah Fein); (4) Improving Educational Interventions for School-Age Children with Autism Without Intellectual Disabilities (Lynn Kern Koegel, Robert L. Koegel, Jenna K. Chin, and Brittany L. Koegel); (5) Translating Evidence-Based Practices from the Laboratory to Schools: Classroom Pivotal Response Teaching (Laura Schreibman, Jessica Suhrheinrich, Aubyn C. Stahmer, and Sarah R. Reed); (6) Facilitating the Use of Evidence-Based Practices in Classrooms: The National Professional Development Center Model (Ellen L. Franzone, Suzanne Kucharczyk, Lisa Sullivan, and Kate Szidon); (7) Technology for Staff Training, Collaboration, and Supervision in School-Based Programs for Children with Autism (Robyn M. Catagnus, Jamie Pagliaro, and Bridget A. Taylor); (8) The Role of School Administrators in Working with Children and Families Affected by Autism Spectrum Disorders (Cynthia M. Herr); and (9) Incorporating Parent Training into School Curricula for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (Brooke Ingersoll and Allison Wainer).
Descriptors: Mainstreaming, Teacher Attitudes, Attitudes toward Disabilities, Inclusion, School Community Relationship, Teacher Education Programs, Teaching Methods, Professional Development, Educational Technology, Supervision, Administrator Role, Parent Education, Parent Participation, Social Development, Evidence, Intervention, Mental Retardation, Autism, Cooperation, Student Behavior, Pervasive Developmental Disorders
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: Parents; Teachers
Authoring Institution: N/A
IES Funded: Yes
Grant or Contract Numbers: R324B070027