"An excellent, practitioner-friendly resource for identifying, applying, and evaluating maximally effective interventions and treatments for students with autism-related disorders."
—Richard L. Simpson, Professor of Special Education
University of Kansas
"I highly recommend this book. This is a valuable, comprehensive, and user-friendly resource with realistic case studies that show how collaboration occurs with related services."
—Gloria Wolpert, Autism Program Director
Specific, proven strategies for successfully teaching students with Autism Spectrum Disorders!
This guide brings the most recent advancements in evidence-based interventions to both novice and experienced educators who are looking for practical and meaningful strategies for teaching students with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD).
The authors provide step-by-step, field-tested guidelines that connect with Individualized Education Program goals, illustrate how to write a behavior intervention plan, and demonstrate methods for delivering effective interventions, including applied behavior analysis, functional behavior assessment, and positive behavioral supports. This concise handbook features sidebars highlighting major points, vignettes, and summaries, and includes many sample materials, tools, and reproducible forms. Teachers get the "nuts and bolts" on
- Identifying and including students with ASD in the general education classroom
- Organizing the classroom environment, creating space, and managing time
- Promoting independence, communication, and socially appropriate behaviors
- Selecting visual strategies, tools, and curriculum resources
This user-friendly resource presents educators with a solid framework for delivering first-rate services to foster confidence and success for every student with ASD.