Author(s): Paula Kluth
This is a practical resource filled with information, tips, and checklists for helping kids with autism. This useful, accessible guide offers teachers and parents a better understanding of children on the autism spectrum and provides them with the kinds of support and intervention they need. Written in an easy-to-read checklist format, the book is filled with up-to-date research, practical advice, and helpful resources on a wide range of topics. The book covers five areas: basic information on autism, checklists for parents, checklists for teachers, effective support strategies, and helpful resources. It provides vital, accessible information for parents and teachers working with children in the autism spectrum, and contains a wealth of useful strategies, information, and resources. It is a volume in the popular "Jossey-Bass Checklist" series that offers a comprehensive yet affordable resource. Kluth is the bestselling author of "You're Going to Love This Kid!: Teaching Students with Autism".
Dr. Paula Kluth is a consultant, educator, and advocate whose specialties include supporting children with autism and other disabilities in inclusive classrooms. A former special education teacher, Kluth is the author of numerous books including You're Going to Love This Kid: Teaching Students with Autism in Inclusive Schools. For more information, go to www.PaulaKluth.com. John Shouse served as president of the Autism Society of Middle Tennessee and as vice chair of the national board of the Autism Society of America. He is the father of three children, including Evan, his thirteen-year-old son with autism.
Acknowledgments. About the Authors. SECTION ONE: BASIC INFORMATION ON AUTISM AND ASPERGER SYNDROME. Introduction. 1.1 What We Know About Autism. 1.2 What Do We Mean by the Autism Spectrum? 1.3 Conditions Commonly Associated with Autism. 1.4