In this six-page, quick-reference laminated guide, author Paula Kluth presents simple, effective strategies for supporting students on the autism spectrum in inclusive pre-K through 12th grade classrooms, and helping all learners succeed.
Teachers will find up to date information about the diagnosis of autism, as well as guidance on what to do if you suspect a student is on the autism spectrum, and a list of needs of students on the autism spectrum. In addition, it recommends specific strategies for the following:
... Addressing/incorporating student fascinations and passions
... Helping students cope with change and transitions
... Building a supportive classroom community
... Creating a comfortable classroom
... Supporting students who resist doing classwork
... Creating Appropriate Assessments
... Creating accessible whole-class discussions and lectures
... Teaching literacy and math to students on the spectrum
... Helping students manage homework
... Preventing behavior struggles
In addition to being a valuable classroom resource for teachers, aides and support professionals, this concise yet comprehensive guide is also a perfect tool for pre-service or in-service professional development. Parents will also benefit from the strategies outlined in the guide.
6 pages. 2017
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