For characteristics and methods courses in Autism Spectrum Disorders.
Written by an established author, this text helps educators implement the best evidence-based practices for teaching students with Autism Spectrum Disorders.
With a solid emphasis on research, this text offers a practical approach to teaching students with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) by providing a step-by-step guide for assessment and progress monitoring, and outlining a variety of evidence-based practices organized by major theoretical perspective. Hall devotes a complete chapter to cultural and linguistic diversity and addresses ASD across the lifespan, including preschool, school-age and transition stages. Updated with the latest research and strategies, this edition includes a new chapter on transitions, references to DSM-v, and contains In Their Words accounts of what it is like to live with ASD.
Table of Contents
Classification and the Physiological Approach
Addition Measures Used To Assess Outcomes
Collaborating for Effective Implementation of Evidence-Based Practices
Legislation Guiding Practice
Identifying Evidence-Based Practices
Implementing Evidence-Based Practices Effectively
CEC Code of Ethics for Educators of Persons with Exceptionalities
Implementing A Systems Approach
The Who, When, Where, What and Why of Effective Systems
Working Effectively With Paraprofessionals
Working Collaboratively With Families
Recomendations To and By Parents Regarding Evidence-Based Practices
Maintaining and Sustaining Effective Practice
Evolution of Facilitated Communication: A Strategy Without Evidence of Support
Selecting Evidence-Based and "New" Strategies
Applied Behavior Analysis: Increasing Skills
Applied Behavior Analysis: Replacing Behavior
Observation and Measurement
Combinations of Strategies
Key Concepts Put Into Practice
Research Using Applied Behavior Analysis to Decrease and Replace Behaviors
Developmental and Social-Relational Approaches
The DIR/Floor Time Approach
The Hanen Program
Enhanced Milieu Teaching
Focus on Communication
Enhancing Educator Skills as Communication Partners
Building Social Skills and Social Relationships
Teaching Social and Play Skills With Young Peers
Love and Marriage?
Issues and Research Questions
Transition to Adulthood
Legislation guiding Practice
Best Practice in Developing the Individualized Trasition Plan (ITP)
Research on Best Practices for Adults With ASD
Implementing Evidence-Based Practices
Preparing For Post School Outcomes
Adult Services and Supports
Advocating for Policy Change
Call for Optimism and Action in the Creation of Communities of Practice
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$18.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-262620-0