Learners on the Autism Spectrum, 2ed
377 pages
ISBN: 9781934575079

Learners on the Autism Spectrum, 2ed: Preparing Highly Qualified Educators and Related Practitioners

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Kari Dunn Buron, Pamela Wolfberg

This text responds to the escalating need to prepare highly qualified educators with essential knowledge and practical skills to support diverse learners on the autism spectrum. Covering a range of critical topics and themes, this edited volume brings together leading experts representing diverse disciplines and perspectives (i.e., researchers, therapists, educators, parents, and adults on the autism spectrum) for a comprehensive look at the core issues related to individuals with autism spectrum disorders.

The second edition of this highly popular textbook has been updated and expanded with focus on perspectives of evidence-based practice, as well as advancements in the field of ASD. In an effort to help spread autism awareness, this book has highlighted the new directions of research, training, and practice that are essential to enhancing one's understanding of the ever-changing field.

This much-anticipated second edition also includes a new chapter on emotional regulation, highlighting the neuroscience, instruction, visual supports and supports for self-management, amongst other topics in this area. With fresh, new perspectives, educators and caregivers are sure to get the information they need to increase autism awareness. Foreword by Carol Gray.