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Autism : Teaching Does Make a Difference - 02 edition

Autism : Teaching Does Make a Difference (ISBN10: 1565938941; ISBN13: 9781565938946)
ISBN13: 978-1565938946
ISBN10: 1565938941

Summary: This practical, accessible text was written for practitioners who work with children and youth with autism. It presents the vital material required by special educators to plan and implement effective programs to meet the needs of students with autism. It begins with an overview of autism, including etiology, characteristics, diagnosis, and definition, followed by in-depth coverage of teaching methodologies. Throughout the book, the authors present state-of-the-art i morenformation in a step-by-step user friendly format. The book's optimistic viewpoint is grounded in the premise that well-planned and accurately implemented applied behavior analytical interventions will increase the potential for more independent and mainstream functioning.


  • Comprehensive, state-of-the-art coverage provides critical information on educational planning for teachers and other care-givers.
  • Direct, reader-friendly style.
  • Many effective visuals including a variety of sample forms and checklists similar to those used by special educators.
  • Boxed vignettes present realistic teaching scenarios to help bring important concepts to life. An example of this is Cheryl's Story, a moving special feature told by Cheryl Archer, the mother of Jamie, a child with autism. less

Edition/Copyright: 02
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Wadsworth, Inc
Year Published: 2002
International: No

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