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ERIC Number: EJ1126609
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016-Dec
Pages: 10
Abstractor: As Provided
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ISSN: ISSN-1307-9298
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Current Trends in Psychological and Educational Approaches for Training and Teaching Students with Autism in California
Sugita, Trisha
International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, v9 n2 p307-316 Dec 2016
Within the United States, Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) has seen a dramatic increase over the past twenty years. As the prevalence rate of ASD increases, an increased need for expertise in the field of education has become apparent. Psychological and educational practices for training and teaching students with ASD continue to evolve in California however, a significant gap between theory and practice remains. This article provides a historical perspective of ASD and its prevalence rates. In addition, this article examines the current shifts in teacher training and provides an overview of evidence-based strategies to support students with ASD.
International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education. T&K Akademic Rosendalsvein 45, Oslo 1166, Norway. e-mail: iejee@iejee.com; Web site: http://www.iejee.com
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: California
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