The SAGE Handbook of Autism and Education

Editors: Jordan, Rita, Roberts, Jacqueline M. and Hume, Kara
Publication Year: 2019
Publisher: Sage UK

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ISBN: 978-1-47-395953-8
Category: Social Sciences - Education
Image Count: 30
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

This handbook explores the key concepts, debates and research areas in the field of autism and education. Contributions come from a wide range of countries and cultures.

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Table of Contents

    • List of Figures
    • List of Tables
    • Notes on the Editors and Contributors
    • Foreword - Gary B. Mesibov
    • Introduction - Rita Jordan
    • Part I: Learning Needs and Educational Responses
    • 1. Difference Versus Disability: Implications of Characterisation of Autism for Education and Support - Damian Milton
    • 2. Particular Learning Needs of Individuals on the Autism Spectrum - Rita Jordan
    • 3. The History of Autism Education - Adam Feinstein
    • 4. Educational Structures: An International Perspective - Rita Jordan
    • 5. Systems and Politics of Provision - Suzanne Carrington and Beth Saggers
    • 6. Professional Development for Those Working in Education with Students on the Autism Spectrum - Glenys Jones
    • 7a. Analysis of What Makes a Successful Professional in Autism - Hilde De Clercq
    • 7b. What Makes a Good Professional in Autism? A Parent's Perspective - Maureen Bennie
    • 7c. What Makes a Successful Professional in Autism? School Education – A Lived Experience - Yenn (Jeanette) Purkis
    • Part II: Early Intervention, Education in Core Domains and Family Support
    • 8. Early Intervention - Jacqueline M. Roberts and Kate Simpson
    • 9. Approaches to Early Intervention for Children with Autism and Their Families - Laura J. Hall and Samuel L. Odom
    • 10. Building on Early Foundations into School: Fostering Socialization in Meaningful Socio-cultural Contexts - Lakshmi Balasubramanian, Alexander Mario Blum and Pamela Wolfberg
    • 11. Building on Early Foundations into School: Communication and Language - Greg Pasco
    • 12. Thinking and Learning - Heather MacKenzie
    • 13. Focus on Families - Michaela DuBay, Sallie Nowell and Linda R. Watson
    • 14. Transitions in the Early Years - Connie Wong
    • Part III: School-Based and Academic Education: Access and Support
    • 15. Curriculum Balance: Access to Academic Learning and the Therapeutic Curriculum - Whitney Griffin, Kara Hume and Ann M. Sam
    • 16. Learning Supports for Students on the Autism Spectrum - Ann M. Sam and Kara Hume
    • 17. Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder and Skills for Living - Nancy Bagatell
    • 18. Fostering Peer Relationships and Shared Learning for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders - Heartley B. Huber and Erik W. Carter
    • 19. Developing an Adaptive Behavior Curriculum across the Age and Ability Range - Michelle Lee, Kathryn Schweers and Rachel Loftin
    • 20. Language and Literacy - Christi Carnahan and Pamela Williamson
    • 21. Accessing a Broad and Relevant Curriculum - Emily C. Bouck and Jordan Shurr
    • 22a. A Curriculum to Support Students with Autism and Special Talents and Abilities - Trevor Clark
    • 22b. A Curriculum for the Dual Disability of Autism and Severe Intellectual Disability - Prithvi Perepa
    • Part IV: Collaborative Working in Education
    • 23. Autism, Health and Education: Models and Systems for Working Together - Tamara May, Charmaine Bernie, Suzy Marty, Rebecca Sutherland, Jacqueline M. Roberts and Katrina Williams
    • 24. Autism Health and Education: Professional Roles and Challenges - Charmaine Bernie, Rebecca Sutherland, Katrina Williams, Suzy Marty, Tamara May and Jacqueline M. Roberts
    • 25. Fostering Collaborative Family–School Relationships to Support Students on the Autism Spectrum - Rozanna Lilley
    • 26. Building Capacity in Education Systems - Jacqueline M. Roberts
    • 27. Educator Involvement in Research and Evaluation - Jessica Suhrheinrich, Sasha Zeedyk, Sarah Vejnoska and Aubyn Stahmer
    • 28a. Evidence-Based Practices with Apps Directed at Core Autism - Gerardo Herrera and Patricia Pérez-Fuster
    • 28b. Information and Communication Technologies as Educational Supports - Susan Hedges and Sue Fletcher-Watson
    • Part V: Education for Life and Barriers to Education
    • 29. Supporting Students in Postsecondary Education - Elizabeth Evans Getzel, Seb M. Prohn and Staci Carr
    • 30. Anxiety and Mental Health – Implications for Education - Tony Attwood
    • 31. Behavioural Issues and Supports - Andrew A. McDonnell, Michael McCreadie† and Paul Dickinson
    • 32. Bullying Issues for Students on the Autism Spectrum and Their Families - Verity Bottroff, Barbara Spears and Phillip Slee
    • 33. Overcoming Barriers to Educational Opportunities Post-school - Andrea MacLeod
    • 34a. Autism and Comorbidities: Autism Plus – Implications for Diagnosis, Prognosis and Interventions - Christopher Gillberg
    • 34b. Practical Effects of Co-morbidities and the Concept of Neurodiversity - Rita Jordan
    • 35a. Sexual Development and Gender Identity in Autism - Wenn Lawson
    • 35b. Cultural Issues in Education for Those with Autism - Jorge Benavides-Rawson and Roy Richard Grinker
    • 36. Supportive Environments for Best Autism Practice - Jim Taylor
    • Part VI: Data Collection in Education and Measurement of Progress
    • 37. Setting and Evaluating Goals in Education - Kobe Vanroy and Peter Vermeulen
    • 38a. Feedback from Family Members on Outcomes and Experiences of Education for Individuals on the Autism Spectrum - Maureen Bennie
    • 38b. Measuring Success from School Stakeholders’ Perspectives - Jordan McNeill and Elizabeth O'Toole
    • 38c. Feedback from Individuals on the Autism Spectrum about the Experience and Outcome of Education - Emma Goodall
    • 39. Measuring Quality in Educational Programs for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder - Suzanne Kucharczyk and Peggy Schaefer Whitby
    • 40. Data Collection in Education and Measurement of Progress - Lisa Ruble, Wing Hang Wong and John McGrew
    • 41. Research in Autism Education: Current Issues and Future Directions - Brian A. Boyd, Jessica R. Dykstra Steinbrenner, Stephanie S. Reszka and Abigail Carroll
    • 42a. Community Education and Future Developments - Karen Guldberg
    • 42b. Crystal Gazing - Rita Jordan