Educating the Young Child with Autism Spectrum Disorders
As teachers and parents, we know our children with ASD need a new way to learn and process information but we often feel lost on how to practically help them. Bringing together helpful background information on the common traits and the diagnostic criteria for ASD and the learning environment, this book quickly moves to the practical considerations for helping our ASD children. Topics include adjusting the learning environment, classroom management, sensory input, diet considerations, facilitating socialization, behavior modification and intervention and supportive articles to send home with parents. While the content is primarily focused on the classroom setting, parents may also find some helpful tidbits with these pages. Includes reproducible worksheets. SC. 65 pgs. ~ Deanne
Move from diagnosis to inclusion to education using Educating the Young Child with Autism Spectrum Disorders for all grades.
Because of a trend toward inclusion, increased incidence, and increased and broadening diagnosis, many teachers can expect to encounter students with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD).
Students with ASD can be challenging to teach, especially in a busy, noisy, elementary classroom. ASD causes these students to struggle with communication and socialization, which affects all aspects of their lives.
This 64-page teacher resource book guides teachers through all steps of:
- introducing a student with ASD into the classroom
- participating on an IEP team
- developing a welcoming classroom
- fostering social development and communication
- moving forward with the curriculum
The book also includes a special section for parents.
Key Education products are intended to engage and educate young and special learners, as well as assist teachers in building a strong and developmentally appropriate curriculum for these children. The product line"comprised of teacher/parent resource books, photographic learning cards, and other activity- and game-oriented materials"is designed to assist in "Unlocking the Potential in Every Child."