Autism Spectrum Disorders: From Theory to Practice (2nd Edition)

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9780132658096: Autism Spectrum Disorders: From Theory to Practice (2nd Edition)

Written by an established author, the second edition of Autism Spectrum Disorders: From Theory to Practice, helps educators implement the best evidence-based practices in their classroom, community and home. With a solid emphasis on research, the text offers a practical approach to teaching students with Autism Spectrum Disorders, 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 transitions. Updated with the latest research and strategies, this edition includes a new chapter on transitions, references to DSM-v, and captivating In Their Words accounts of what it is like to live with ASD.

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The second edition of Autism Spectrum Disorders: From Theory to Practicehelps educators implement the best evidence-based practices in their classroom, community and home. With a solid emphasis on research, this text offers a practical approach to teaching students with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), 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, addresses ASD across the lifespan, and includes authentic In Their Words accounts of what it is like to live with ASD, making this text unlike other texts in the market.

New to This Edition:

 

·        A new Chapter 10 on transition includes research and strategies for working with adolescents and young adults as they prepare for post school activities.

 

·        An updated review of the research literature reinforces the solid research emphasisby highlighting which strategies have evidence and directions for future research.

 

·        Updated information on evidence-based strategies in Chapter 3 fulfills the legal requirement to implement scientifically-based strategies when teaching students with Autism Spectrum Disorders.

 

·        A stronger emphasis on cultural considerations in Chapter 7 helps educators learn how to work with families from diverse backgrounds in a culturally responsive manner.

 

·        References to the DSM-v have been added to this edition and provide the most up-to-date definition and characteristics of ASD. The references follow the most current information from the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders.

 

·        Updated In Their Words sections feature additional contributors including professionals and individuals living with Autism Spectrum Disorders.

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Hall, Laura J.
Published by Pearson (2012)
ISBN 10: 0132658097 ISBN 13: 9780132658096
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