Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders Effective Instructional Practices

ISBN-10: 013118170X
ISBN-13: 9780131181700
Edition: 2007
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Book details

List price: $74.80
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 2/16/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 400
Size: 7.50" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.2
Language: English

Broadened public awareness of autism and other associated spectrum disorders, combined with continuing research, means that more students than ever before are being identified with these conditions. This book is an excellent resource for any teacher working with students who have ASD because it discusses how to identify and describe individuals with autism spectrum disorder, develop effective programs, create contexts for instruction, accommodate sensory issues, use applied behavior analytic instructional strategies and program for challenging behavior. Separate chapters are devoted to communication, socialization, academic skill acquisition and non-academic environments. Information on the use of technology is infused throughout the book and makes this an invaluable reference for educators.

Identifying and Describing Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders
Learning with Ms. Harris: Life After Graduation
Characteristics of Autism Spectrum Disorders
Communication
Socialization
Interests and Activities
Pervasive Developmental Disorders in the DSM-IV-TR
Autistic Disorder
Learning with Ms. Harris: A Trip to McDonald's
Asperger's Disorder
Learning with Ms. Harris: An English Composition
Rett's Disorder
Childhood Disintegrative Disorder
Pervasive Developmental Disorders-Not Otherwise Specified
Diagnosing Autism Spectrum Disorders
Early Indicators of Possible ASD
Learning with Ms. Harris: Returning the Call
Assessments for ASD
Additional Tests and Evaluations
Differential Diagnoses
Determining Eligibility for Special Education
Summary of ASD Facts
Conclusion
Discussion Questions and Activities
References
Historical Perspectives and Etiology of Autism Spectrum Disorders
Learning with Ms. Harris: The Need to Learn More
Autism Through History
Kanner's Use of the Term Autism
Asperger Describes a Similar Profile
Etiology of Autism Spectrum Disorders
Neurological Differences
Structural Differences
Brainstem
Limbic System
Cerebrum
Cerebellum
Neural Plasticity
Chemical Differences and Psychopharmacological Treatments
Functional Differences
Role of Genetics
Immune System Involvement
Impact of Environmental Toxins
Learning with Ms. Harris: Sunday Night in Front of the Television
How Many People Have an ASD?
Conclusion
Discussion Questions and Activities
References
Collaborating to Develop Effective Programs
Learning with Ms. Harris: One School System's Experience
Understanding the Controversy
Differing Perspectives
Interventions vs. Outcomes
Marketing Hype
Critical Analysis of Published Literature
Contradictory Conclusions
Heterogeneous Population
Developmental Disability
Additional Considerations When Interpreting Research Literature
Positive Trajectories
Nonrandom Selection and Outcome Measures
Placebo Effect
Consideration of Entire Family
Differing Approaches for the Same Population
Relationship-Based Approaches
Skills-Based Approaches
Physiologically Based Approaches
Combination Approaches
Guidelines for Use in Developing Effective Programs
Collaborative Development of Programs
Active Listening
Soliciting Everyone's Ideas
Understanding and Respecting Others' Perspectives
Communicating Clearly
Emphasizing the Common Goal
Learning with Ms. Harris: Her First IEP Meeting
Conclusion
Discussion Questions and Activities
References
Creating Contexts for Instruction
Learning with Ms. Harris: A Room of Her Own
Arranging the Physical Environment
Teaching Behaviors Associated with Environmentally Cued Expectations
Establishing the Temporal Structure
Activity Length
Variation of Activities
Delineation of Activities
Teaching Starting and Stopping
Transitions
Visual and Concrete Systems
Differences Between Types of Visuals
Systematic Instruction
Sensory Accommodations
Engaging Activities
Opportunities to Make Choices
Establishing Stimulus Control
Priming
Conclusion
Discussion Questions and Activities
References
Accommodating Sensory Issues
Learning with Ms. Harris: Ms. Harris Is Puzzled
Sensory Differences in Autism Spectrum Disorders
Sensory Stimuli
Sensory Systems and Behavior
Olfactory
Gustatory
Tactile
Vestibular
Proprioceptive
Vision
Auditory
Balancing Sensory Information
Stereotypic and Ritualistic Behavior
Biologic Need for Stimulation
Increasing Arousal
Reducing Stress
Stereotypies and Stims to Control the Environment
Supporting Sensory Needs
Environmental Analyses
Shaping Behavior
Learning with Ms. Harris: Ms. Harris Rubs Corduroy
A Cautionary Note
Conclusion
Discussion Questions and Activities
References
Using Applied Behavior Analytic Instructional Strategies
Learning with Ms. Harris: Ms. Nelson Finds a Cure
Applied Behavior Analysis Defined
Applied and Effective
Technological
Behavioral
Analytic and Conceptual
Generality
Summary of Applied Behavior Analysis
Discrete Trial Training
Attention
Presentation of Stimulus
Student Response
Feedback
Intertrial Interval
Learning with Ms. Harris: Teaching Gabe to Label Pictures
Variations
Pros and Cons of Discrete Trial Training
Summary of Discrete Trial Training
Other Effective ABA Interventions
Learning with Ms. Harris: An Answer for Ms. Nelson
Conclusion
Discussion Questions and Activities
References
Programming for Challenging Behavior
Learning with Ms. Harris: A Bad Day
What Precipitates Challenging Behavior?
Functions of Behavior
Determining Functions of Behavior
Operationally Define the Problem Behavior
Collect Data on the Behavior
Analyze Data to Create a Relationship Statement
Functional Analysis
Positive Behavior Support
Learning with Ms. Harris: A Lesson in Changing Behavior
Developing Positive Behavior Support Plans
Consider Antecedent Modifications
Learning with Ms. Harris: Using PRT with Craig
Teach Acceptable Behaviors That Serve the Same Function as the Misbehavior
Learning with Ms. Harris: FCT for Donald
Identify Consequences for Misbehavior and Develop Backup Plans
Plan for Generalization
Learning with Ms. Harris: Collaborative Problem Solving
Conclusion
Discussion Questions and Activities
References
Encouraging Communication and Verbal Behavior
Learning with Ms. Harris: Differences Between Talking and Communicating
Early Communication Development
Eye Gaze
Babbling
Gestures
Basics for Language Development
Motor Imitation
Joint Attention
Object Play
Language Acquisition
Components of Language
Levels of Communication
Echolalia
Additional Considerations with Asperger Syndrome
Communication Breakdowns & Repair Strategies
Assessment of Communication Skills
Encouraging Verbal Behavior
Learning with Ms. Harris: Insight into Echolalia
Discrete Trial Training (DTT)
Functional Communication Training (FCT)
Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC)
Sign Language
Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS)
Learning with Ms. Harris: Milo Requests Cheese Balls
Natural Language Paradigm (NLP)
Joint Action Routines (JARs)
Learning with Ms. Harris: JARs/NLP for Milo
Incidental Teaching
Conclusion
Discussion Questions and Activities
References
Enhancing Socialization and Social Competence
Learning with Ms. Harris: Craig Joins In-Badly
Social Differences in ASD
Social Competence
Social Skills Training
Assessment
Acquisition, Performance, and Generalization
Strategies to Enhance Socialization and Social Competence
Peer-Mediated Instruction and Interventions
Adult-Mediated Instruction and Interventions
Facilitating Play Behavior
Direct Teaching of Social Skills
Social Stories
Comic Strip Conversations
Concept Mastery
Social Autopsies
Strategies for Enhancing Friendships
Stay, Play, & Talk
Additional Considerations for Developing Friendships
Conclusion
Discussion Questions and Activities
References
Promoting Academic Skill Acquisition
Learning with Ms. Harris: Success in General Education Settings
Determining Academic Objectives
Differentiated Instruction
Facilitating Listening
Enhancing Motivation to Learn
Incorporating Assistive Technology
Using Computer-Assisted Instruction
Summary of Differentiated Instruction
Core Content Areas
Written Expression
Reading
Learning with Ms. Harris: Laura and the Media Specialist
Spelling
Mathematics
Learning with Ms. Harris: Collaborating for Success in General Education Settings
Conclusion
Discussion Questions and Activities
References
Organizing Instructional Opportunities in Nonacademic Environments
Learning with Ms. Harris: Kinta's Version of Jumping Jacks
Considerations for Success in Nonacademic Environments
Physical Education
Lunch
Driver's Education
Extracurricular Activities
Other Instructional Considerations
Learning with Ms. Harris: Running Out of Time!
Opportunities to Respond
Grouping
Peer Tutoring
Peer-Assisted Learning Strategies (PALS)
Cooperative Learning
Use of Paraprofessionals
Facilitating Engagement through Self-Management
Learning with Ms. Harris: An Expansion of Self-Management
Supplemental Learning
Learning with Ms. Harris: Homework Woes
Homework
Homework Strategies
Homework Procedures
Summer School
Conclusion
Discussion Questions and Activities
References
Epilogue: What Ms. Harris Learned
Name Index
Subject Index

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