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The Autism Inclusion Toolkit
Training Materials and Facilitator Notes



© 2008 | 128 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

A growing number of students with autistic spectrum disorders (ASDs) are educated in general education settings. To support them effectively and maximize their learning potential, it is essential that all school staff fully understand their needs.

This complete training package demonstrates the value of using self-evaluation tools to improve services, and includes:

  • Guidance on delivering professional development to ensure inclusive practices schoolwide
  • Activities and case studies to facilitate discussion
  • Discussions of issues related to School Access Plans and the Disability Equality Duty
  • Advice on useful resources, literature, and Web sites
  • A CD-ROM with PowerPoint slides

Teachers, SENCOs, and management staff in primary and secondary schools will find this an essential training resource.

 
Introduction
 
Section 1: How to use the materials
 
Section 2: Living with ASD: Same World; Different Perspectives
 
Section 3: The Impact of the Triad of Impairment
 
Section 4: Sensory Issues
 
Section 5: Educational Implications of ASDs
 
Section 6: Creating an ASD Friendly Environment
 
Section 7 Behaviour Management
 
Section 8: Pupil Participation and Peer Group Awareness
 
Section 9: Working with Parents
 
Section 10: Planning for Transition
 
Section 11: Tried and Tested Strategies
 
Section 12: Carrying Out a School Audit
 
Section 13: Useful Contacts
 
References
 
Annex
 
Glossary

Sample Materials & Chapters

Chapter One PDF


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