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Social Skills and Autistic Spectrum Disorders by Lynn Plimley
Book Description'I cannot recommend this book highly enough. It will be a welcome resource and the generator of much fruitful discussion' - Good Autism Practice 'The highly readable, accessible writing style and visually clear presentation allow the reader to dip in frequently to build up knowledge by accretion...This is an excellent book, ideal for those both new to working with people with ASD and also more experienced practitioners' - Special magazine Individuals with autistic spectrum disorders (ASDs) have difficulty in communicating and socializing. They perceive the world in a very different way to most people, and often find the behaviour of those around them confusing and unfair. This book examines the concerns around inappropriate social behaviour that those living and working with children and adults face on a day-to-day basis. It discusses preventative measures and intervention strategies, and uses real-life case studies to illustrate these. Issues covered include: " an overview of what difficulties might be encountered at different stages in life " strategies that can be used to alleviate the problems " how to recognize triggers and create stress-free environments " hints and tips for those living and working with individuals with ASDs.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781412923132
(234mm x 156mm x 6mm)
Imprint: Paul Chapman Publishing Ltd
Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
Publish Date: 31-Jan-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Autism Inclusion Toolkit, Paperback (April 2008)
This is an incredibly good-value complete training package, which can be delivered during staff meetings and on INSET days. With the increasing focus on providing specialised support for pupils with additional needs, and less and less money for training, it will be invaluable for teachers everywhere.
Autistic Spectrum Disorders in the Early Years, Paperback (January 2007)
This resource addresses issues related to identification, assessment, teaching and learning, social skills and behavior, alternative intervention, home-based programs, and transition from preschool to kindergarten.
Supporting Pupils with Autistic Spectrum Disorders, Paperback (April 2006)
Provides professional guidance for practitioners in educational support roles, and offers tools and strategies for working confidently with pupils from across the autistic spectrum.
Autistic Spectrum Disorders in the Secondary School, Paperback (April 2006)» View all books by Lynn Plimley
This resource helps educators support students with autistic spectrum disorders when they enter secondary school, including teaching social skills, preparing IEPs, and developing work experience.
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