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Author Magnusen, Christy
Title Teaching Children with Autism and Related Spectrum Disorders : An Art and a Science
Imprint London : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2005
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Note Cover -- Teaching Children with Autism and Related Spectrum Disorders: An Art and a Science -- Contents -- FOREWORD BY TONY ATTWOOD -- PREFACE -- Chapter 1 The Big Picture -- Chapter 2 How Children with Autism Think and Learn -- Chapter 3 Putting Theory into Practice -- Historical perspectives -- The art and science model: A new best practice -- Chapter 4 An Integrated Approach -- Behaviorism -- Social communication -- Sensory integration -- Chapter 5 Planning Strategies -- Lesson plans -- Curriculum -- Organization and structure -- Chapter 6 Instructional Strategies -- Teaching to the multiple intelligences (MI) -- Developing problem solving and critical thinking skills -- Classroom tempo and style -- Visually cued instruction -- Mastery learning -- Naturalistic-incidental learning -- Developing literacy -- Developing the social graces -- Conclusion -- REFERENCES -- FURTHER READING -- SUBJECT INDEX -- AUTHOR INDEX
Based on 25 years of working with children with ASDs Magnusen contends that teachers who can blend the 'science' of education methodology with the 'art' of teaching are best able to reach these children. She takes a fresh look at established and more recent teaching methods and then explores why, when and how these techniques should be applied
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Magnusen, Christy Teaching Children with Autism and Related Spectrum Disorders : An Art and a Science London : Jessica Kingsley Publishers,c2005 9781843107477
Subject Autistic children -- Education.;Autistic children
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Alt Author Attwood, Tony
Attwood, Tony
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