Learners on the Autism Spectrum: Preparing Highly Qualified Educators
This text responds to the escalating need to prepare highly qualified educators with essential knowledge and practical skills to support diverse ... Show synopsis This text responds to the escalating need to prepare highly qualified educators with essential knowledge and practical skills to support diverse learners on the autism spectrum. Covering a range of critical topics and themes, this edited volume brings together leading experts representing diverse disciplines and perspectives (i.e., researchers, therapists, educators, parents, and adults on the autism spectrum) for a comprehensive look at the core issues related to individuals with autism spectrum disorders. "Learners on the Autism Spectrum" is a rare and unique collection of chapters written by leading experts in the field of ASD today. Features of this title are as mentioned below. Student Textbook and Learner Objectives - learner objectives at the beginning of each chapter allow for a preview of the chapter's content, as well as what information readers are expected to understand and be able to explain after reading the chapter. Vocabulary - terms in grey boldface within each chapter serve as at-a-glance reminders of key vocabulary. The definitions for these terms are also included in the cumulative glossary in the Appendix. Tips for the Classroom - designed to provide you with information on how to effectively use the material learned in the chapter while in the classroom or otherwise working with students on the autism spectrum.