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Teaching young people with autism workplace skills while they are still school-aged is essential for helping them get jobs once they are ready to enter employment. This ready-made curriculum does exactly that, with a structured program for teaching groups of students aged 14-17 vital pre-employment skills, from interviewing to networking.
By Joy Beaney
Creating Autism Champions is a ready-to-use resource for raising autism awareness and promoting inclusion in primary schools. Helping children and staff to become 'autism champions', it is easily adaptable and includes staff training, a whole-school assembly, lesson plans, photocopiable worksheets and online presentations.
This Social Stories TM writing guide offers a detailed, clear and engaging demonstration of the wider value of specialised storytelling for young people growing up with autism. Fully illustrated and contextualised with helpful introductions and examples, it is an invaluable guide for helping children with autism progress towards an easier...
Drawing together contributions from experts at the forefront of research in the field, Supporting Social Inclusion for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders demonstrates that social inclusion is a defining feature of successful education of students with a spectrum disorder. Divided into three parts, this book begins by proposing a contemporary...
A Best Practice Guide to Assessment and Intervention for Autism Spectrum Disorder in Schools, Second Edition
This updated edition is the definitive guide to practical, evidence-based approaches to the assessment and diagnosis of ASD in schools. Bridging the research to practice gap, this award-winning book shows education professionals and clinicians how to identify school-aged children with ASD and carry out appropriate interventions.
By Mary Jalongo
Practical Strategies for Supporting Young Learners with Autism Spectrum Disorder showcases the diverse capabilities of students with ASD and prepares early childhood educators to work effectively with students ages 3-5 with pervasive developmental disorders.
Harness the power of LEGOR bricks to promote essential skills in children and young people with speech, language and communication needs. This practical guide is full of information and tips on identifying areas of language need, how to implement and run interventions successfully, and how to measure progress.
Developing Workplace Skills for Young Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder: The Basics College Curriculum
This practical college curriculum helps students with Autism Spectrum Disorder ASD to enter into working life with confidence. Suitable for independent or guided study, it teaches young people strategies for managing the stresses and challenges of employment.
Drawing on the latest research, this book offers practical strategies for supporting students with Autism Spectrum Disorder ASD in tertiary education. By looking at common issues faced by students with ASD, teaching and support staff will better understand how to help students develop vital skills needed for academic success.
The fully revised edition of this bestselling book brings the understanding of sensory perceptual issues in autism up to date with current research. It describes sensory perceptual experiences and sensitivities and explains the cognitive differences caused by them. The final chapters are devoted to assessment and different methods of intervention.