Inclusion and Autism Spectrum Disorder demonstrates specific user-friendly and evidence-based strategies that classroom teachers can implement to proactively set up and deliver classroom instruction that will maximize the chances of success for students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Teachers in inclusive environments are facing increasing pressure to meet the needs of diverse classrooms that include more students with ASD. This easy-to-use, research-based professional guide provides teachers with the activities and specific strategies they need, along with detailed descriptions that support immediate implementation.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Unique Needs of Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder Chapter 2: Universal Design for Learning Chapter 3: Establishing an Effective Learning Environment Chapter 4: Academic Support Strategies Chapter 5: Social Skill Development Chapter 6: Behavioral Interventions Chapter 7: Motor & Movement
Christopher B. Denning is Associate Professor of Special Education at University of Massachusetts, Boston, USA.
Amelia K. Moody is Associate Professor of Early Childhood and Special Education at University of North Carolina, Wilmington, USA.
"Autism Spectrum Disorder in the Inclusive Classroom is a great reference to provide technical assistance for teachers and therapists alike. This book is a wealth of knowledge that includes plans and examples for writing successful IEPs with measurable goals. The authors not only include strategies for students with autism spectrum disorder, but supports that will benefit learners of all abilities."
—Karissa Gick Randall, Early Childhood Special Education Teacher, York County School Division, Virginia, USA