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Students with Asperger Syndrome A Guide for College Personnel

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ISBN-10: 1934575399

ISBN-13: 9781934575390

Edition: 2009

Authors: Lorraine E. Wolf, Jane Thierfeld Brown, G. Ruth Kukiela Bork

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Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Autism Asperger Publishing Company
Pages: 337
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

Forewordp. xi
Introductionp. 1
Why Should We Care?p. 4
A Favorable Prognosisp. 6
The Syndromep. 9
The "Typical" Student with Asperger Syndromep. 9
Definition and Historyp. 11
Incidencep. 12
Symptoms of Asperger Syndromep. 15
Asperger Syndrome and Issues for Disability Servicesp. 27
Roles of Disability Servicesp. 28
Self-Advocacyp. 29
Working with the Family During Transitionp. 30
Staying in Touch with Parentsp. 32
Working with the Student During Transitionp. 33
Registration and Course Selectionp. 37
Scheduling Classes and Time Managementp. 39
Academic Challenges and Asperger Syndromep. 42
Unique Challenges for Disability Service Providersp. 53
Amount of Student Contactp. 53
Setting Boundariesp. 56
Amount of Parent Contactp. 59
Creating Effective Partnerships with the Familyp. 60
Guardianshipp. 66
Service Provider vs. Clinicianp. 67
Special Considerations for Graduate and Professional Studentsp. 69
Legal Issues and Academic Accommodationsp. 71
Pertinent Legislationp. 72
University Rights and Responsibilitiesp. 75
Disclosure and Confidentialityp. 76
Student's Rights and Responsibilitiesp. 77
What Are Accommodations?p. 79
Accommodation Basicsp. 82
Specific Academic Accommodations for Students with Asperger Syndromep. 85
Cognitive Challenges, Related Academic Domains, and Appropriate Accommodationsp. 86
Social Challenges, Related Academic Domains, and Appropriate Accommodationsp. 93
Behavioral Challenges, Related Academic Domains, and Appropriate Accommodationsp. 97
Low-Tech Accommodationsp. 100
High-Tech Accommodationsp. 101
Summing It Up: How Do You Deal with the Big Challenges Asperger Syndrome Presents to a Successful College Experience?p. 102
Co-Curricular Needs and Accommodationsp. 107
Cognitivep. 107
Behavioralp. 108
Social-Interpersonalp. 109
What Are Non-Academic Accommodations?p. 111
Student Activitiesp. 112
Datingp. 115
Putting It All Togetherp. 116
Housing and Residence Lifep. 119
Orientation to Residence Lifep. 120
Student Safety in Residence Hallsp. 121
Room Selection: Is a Single Room the Best Solution?p. 123
Roommatesp. 124
Sharing Space and Belongingsp. 127
Socializing and Managing Free Timep. 128
Making Friendsp. 129
Bullyingp. 131
Personal Care: Laundry, Hygiene, and Sleep Issuesp. 132
Sensory Issuesp. 133
Partners on Campusp. 137
Housing and Residence Staff Trainingp. 138
Tutoring and Academic Supportp. 140
Student Activities and Community Servicep. 141
Multicultural Affairs and Diversityp. 141
Food and Dietary Issuesp. 142
Career Servicesp. 143
Judicial Affairs and Safetyp. 144
Student Health Services and Other Health Issuesp. 148
Academic Affairs and Advisingp. 152
Administrative Officesp. 154
Academic Administrationp. 155
Upper Administrationp. 155
Faculty Mattersp. 157
Working with Faculty and Administrationp. 157
Disclosure to Professorsp. 160
Reaching Faculty - "Teachable Moments"p. 166
Course Expectationsp. 169
The "2-Card Strategy" for Facultyp. 172
Preparing Students to Enter the World of Workp. 175
Transitioning to Workp. 176
Learning Stylep. 178
Working with a Mentorp. 179
On-Campus Jobsp. 180
Fitting Inp. 185
Transitioning from the Educational Module to the Internship/Jobp. 190
Interview Trainingp. 191
Disclosure to Employersp. 192
Understanding the Organizational Chartp. 193
Getting Things Donep. 194
In Conclusion - Where Have We Been and Where Do We Go from Here?p. 197
Where Have We Been?p. 198
Where Do We Go from Here?p. 198
Intrinsic vs. Extrinsicp. 199
Campus Training and Educationp. 200
Program Developmentp. 202
Changing the Culture for the Benefit of Allp. 203
Referencesp. 205
Appendicesp. 225
Some Applied Clinical and Cognitive Sciencep. 227
Some Basic Sciencep. 245
Sample Forms and Tools: Getting to Know Your Studentp. 271
Sample Intake Questionnaire for Students (general information)p. 272
My Areas of Difficulty Checklist (signs and symptoms)p. 280
My Stress Tolerance (stress reactions and behaviors)p. 285
Stress Thermometerp. 286
20 Questions Stress Testp. 287
Sample Forms and Tools: Identifying Student Needs and Resourcesp. 289
Identifying My Academic Strengths and Weaknessesp. 290
Student Accommodations Needsp. 293
My Campus Resource Assessmentp. 294
My Resource Planning Worksheetp. 295
My Daily Schedule (time management tool)p. 296
Assignment and Grade Tracking Form (self-monitoring tool)p. 297
Pre-and Post-Semester Checklist (self-monitoring tool)p. 298
Sample Forms and Tools: Disability Services Toolkitp. 301
Sample Confidential Release of Information Formp. 302
Guidelines for Documentation of Autism Spectrum Disorders in Young Adultsp. 303
Ideas for Working with Students Who Have No Documentationp. 305
Worksheet for Coding Intrinsic and Extrinsic Domainsp. 306
Sample Forms and Tools: Campus Training Toolsp. 307
Tips for Training Campus Policep. 308
Faculty Fact Sheetp. 309
Faculty Guide for Working with Students with Asperger Syndromep. 310
Sample Faculty Letter for a Student Who Has Difficulty in a Classp. 314
Tips for Training Residence Assistantsp. 316
Sample Social Autopsy After Stressful Student Situationp. 318
Sample Forms and Tools: Employment Toolsp. 321
Office Culture Worksheetsp. 322
Sample Tip Sheets: Fitting into the Workplacep. 325
Phone Callsp. 326
Dealing with Doors Worksheetp. 327
Interviewing Worksheetp. 329
Sample Disclosure Form for Employersp. 330
Outline for Sample Educational Unitp. 331
Indexp. 332
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