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Teaching adolescents with autism : practical strategies for the inclusive classroom / Walter Kaweski ; foreword by Kathy Gee.

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Author/Creator:
Kaweski, Walter.
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2011
Imprint:
Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Corwin, c2011.
Format:
  • Book
  • xviii, 226 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 213-220) and index.
Contents:
  • Understanding autism
  • Understanding inclusive education
  • Promoting positive behavior
  • Communication : building competence
  • Friendship and belonging
  • Understanding support : successful strategies for supporting diverse learning needs
  • Classroom instruction : effective strategies for whole-class instruction
  • Organization
  • Appendix 1. Glossary of frequently used terms
  • Appendix 2. Special education acronyms
  • Resources Part I. Inclusion support resources
  • Resources Part II. Behavior support resources.
Summary:
"An award-winning educator offers secondary practical strategies for teaching adolescents with autism. Included are ways to handle behavior challenges, implement academic interventions, and differentiate instruction"-- Provided by publisher. "This book offers general education teachers a wide variety of cutting edge, research-tested strategies and tool for supporting middle and secondary students with autism in the classroom while meeting the challenges of each school day. The book blends personal anecdotes with research-based strategies and is filled with hundreds of valuable ideas to help teachers with everything from understanding autism and special education policy to becoming an effective team member, supporting students with diverse needs, developing peer friendships, and solving behavior challenges. In addition, the book includes a resource guide that teachers can use to prepare and train instructional assistants to work with students who have autism"-- Provided by publisher.
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ISBN:
9781412995290
1412995299

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