Educational Interventions for Students with Autism by Peter Mundy

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Educational Interventions for Students with Autism offers educators a vital resource for understanding and working with autistic students. Written by nationally acclaimed experts in the field and published in collaboration with the world-renowned UC Davis M.I.N.D. Institute, the book aims to deepen educators' appreciation of the challenges surrounding autism in a classroom setting and the current best practices in education for autism.

To best meet the practical needs of teachers, school administrators, and parents, the book includes integrative summaries throughout, with recommendations for real-world classroom use. Topics covered include: how autism affects student learning, autism and its impact on schools, a teacher's view of autism and the classroom, best practices and challenges of working with students with ASD in the classroom,working with high-functioning autism (HFA) in schools, successful community-school partnerships, options for teacher training, and more.

 

About Peter Mundy

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Peter Mundy, Ph.D., is the Lisa Capps Professor of Neurodevelopmental Disorders and Education at UC Davis and Director of Educational Research at the UC Davis M.I.N.D. Institute. A developmental and clinical psychologist, Mundy has been working on defining the nature of autism for the past 30 years. Ann M. Mastergeorge, Ph.D., is a developmental and educational psychologist who has been working in the area of education and developmental disabilities for the past 20 years. She is currently an investigator on the Autism Phenome Project at the M.I.N.D. Institute studying the behavioral phenotypes of autism.
 
Published March 15, 2012 by Jossey-Bass. 336 pages
Genres: Education & Reference. Non-fiction

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