Autism Spectrum Disorder

Students With Autism and Technology

As students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are being served in greater numbers in a variety of classroom settings, all teachers need effective strategies to meet their unique and varied learning needs. Research has demonstrated that assistive and instructional technology can be beneficial for students with ASD. This special collection of articles from the Journal of Special Education Technology highlights ...

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Self-Management Strategies to Support Students With ASD

  In this R2P podcast, publications manager, Lorraine Sobson, chats with Margaret (Maggie) Schulze, about teaching self-management skills to students with ASD. Listen to learn about procedures such as self-monitoring, goal setting, self-instruction, and self-graphing that can help students with disabilities change their classroom behavior. Maggie authored the article Self-Management Strategies to Support Students With ASD, which appeared in TEACHING ...

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Understanding Students with Autism Through Art

Classroom educators at all levels have been presented with new challenges and opportunities by great increases in the number of students diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). This book, written for preservice teachers and for practitioners in the field, shares the expertise of professionals from the fields of art education, special education, art therapy, museum education, and medical research. It ...

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Teaching Time Management to Learners with Autism Spectrum Disorder

This book presents ways to facilitate time-management skills for learners with autism spectrum disorder. Teaching Time Management covers topics relevant to individuals across the lifespan, as time management is a skill that can be developed throughout one’s life. An individual with ASD may quickly learn time-telling skills; however, simply being able to tell time does not necessarily lead to time-management ...

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FBA to Z: Functional Behavior and Intervention Plans for Individuals with ASD

FBA to Z is a practical guide to developing comprehensive behavior intervention plans that highlight the need to understand an individual’s unique needs and strengths within each phase. Using a case study throughout the book, the authors address the unique characteristics of individuals with ASD, ultimately resulting in the development of comprehensive, meaningful, and effective interventions, based on the specific ...

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Friendship 101 Book and Webinar Bundle

The eighth volume of the CEC Division on Autism and Developmental Disabilities’ Prism series, Friendship 101: Helping Students Build Social Competence, focuses on building social competence, friendship making, and recreation and leisure skills among students with autism spectrum disorder and other developmental disabilities. Chapters in this evidence-based, user-friendly guide address the needs of students in different developmental periods (from pre-K ...

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Differentiating Instruction in the Inclusive Classroom: Strategies for Success

Students in the 21st-century classroom are diverse – culturally, economically, and linguistically, with disparate needs and abilities. General education classroom students vary in academic readiness, interest level, and individual learning profile, and some may have severe learning and behavioral challenges. All teachers today need to be able to differentiate instruction, using strategies that address students’ strengths, interests, skills, and readiness ...

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The Prism Collection

The Prism series, developed by the CEC Division on Autism and Developmental Disabilities, is a collection of evidence-based, research-to-practice teaching strategies and interventions geared toward supporting students with autism spectrum disorder and other developmental disabilities. Volumes in the collection address interventions in the classroom, home, and community, and how to help students build academic, social, and non-cognitive skills. The set ...

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Secondary Autism Pack

Buy together and SAVE! This collection supports secondary content-area and special education teachers in their instruction of students with autism spectrum disorder. From effective research-based strategies to supporting students in gaining social skills, this collection is a valuable resource for every teacher’s bookshelf. The set includes: A Guide to Teaching Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders Social Skills for Students with ...

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Elementary Autism Pack

  Buy together and SAVE! This collection supports elementary school general and special education teachers in their instruction of students with autism spectrum disorder. From effective research-based strategies to supporting students in gaining social skills, this collection is a valuable resource for every teacher’s bookshelf. The set includes: A Guide to Teaching Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders Social Skills for ...

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A Guide to Teaching Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders

This book is a must-have resource for all special educators and general educators who work with students with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). The strategies and teaching techniques discussed here are those that have shown great promise in helping students with ASD to succeed. The underlying premise is that students with ASD should be explicitly taught a full range of social, ...

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Social Skills for Students with ASD: 100 Lesson Plans

This two-book set has everything you need to teach your students social skills in 100 lesson plans designed for students in elementary and secondary school settings. An update to Social Skills for School and Community, these new editions place a greater focus on teaching social skills in inclusive settings by creating learning opportunities in general education environments. Each book contains 50 strategies for ...

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Footsteps Toward the Future: Implementing a Real-World Curriculum

The ninth volume of the CEC Division on Autism and Developmental Disabilities’ Prism series, Footsteps Toward the Future provides an overview of and strategies when implementing a real-world curriculum for students with intellectual disability, autism spectrum disorder, and other developmental disabilities. “Real-world” curricula incorporate instruction in skills that support students in living independently and functioning successfully in an inclusive society: ...

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Social Skills Elementary School Lesson Plans 1-50

An update to Social Skills for School and Community, this timely new edition places a greater focus on teaching social skills in inclusive settings by creating learning opportunities in general education environments. The book contains 50 strategies for individual and small group instruction with follow-up strategies for facilitating maintenance and generalization. The strategies and lessons included in this manual are ...

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Executive Function: Grades 6-12

Students with executive function deficits can struggle in the areas of memory, controlled attention, organization, self-control, transitions, and social skills. This laminated guide provides practical strategies to support and enhance the developing executive function skills of all students in grades 6-12. It describes the key scaffolds and accommodations that help students with ADHD and others with executive function impairments (such ...

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