Successful Inclusion for Students with Autism : Creating a Complete, Effective ASD Inclusion Program

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-04-06
  • Publisher: Jossey-Bass

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This indispensable guide''based on a proven model that's being adopted in schools in the U.S. and abroad''helps educators to establish and maintain a successful inclusion program for children in the autism spectrum. Autism specialist Sonja de Boer guides readers step by step through the process, offering specific information on topics such as key roles and responsibilities, teaching and behavior intervention strategies, ongoing program assessment, and evaluating student progress. The book includes helpful forms and checklists that facilitate implementation of the inclusion process and the evaluation of students' progress within the program.Sonja R. de Boer, PhD, BCBA (Seattle, WA), is a behavior analyst and educational consultant for early intervention services for children with autism spectrum disorders.

Author Biography

Sonja R. de Boer, Ph.D., B.C.B.A., is a behavior analyst and educational consultant for early intervention services for children with autism spectrum disorders. She trains educators and parents to provide intervention and oversees the implementation of education and inclusion programs within schools. Sonja de Boer presents regularly at national conferences and provides trainings at schools across the nation.

Table of Contents

About This Book
About the Author
Basic Information on Autism Spectrum Disorders and Inclusion
Understanding the Unique Characteristics of Individuals with ASD
Reviewing the Context of Inclusion for Students with ASD
Examining the Legal Guidelines for Appropriate Placement
Considerations Before Creating an Inclusion Program
Determining Least Restrictive Environment Services and Placement for Students with ASD
Designing an Appropriate Inclusive Education Program
Defining Roles and Responsibilities of Inclusive Education
Establishment of the Inclusion Program
Initiating the Inclusion Process
Facilitating Students' Education Within General Education
Managing Behavior in the General Education Classroom
Facilitating Social and Communication Skills in the General Education Classroom
Program Maintenance and Evaluation of Inclusion Program
Evaluating the Inclusion Program and Student Progress
Facilitating Successful Transitions to a New Classroom
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