Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a complex group of disorders that present numerous challenges within the inclusive classroom setting. This book provides guidelines for meeting the level 1 support needs of the child with ASD in your class, from elementary to high school. Specifically, the guide contains information on:
• Understanding common characteristics of ASD (Level 1 Supports) and how they affect children differently in the classroom
• Promoting positive social goals and educating peers to avoid bullying
• Collaborating with parents and the student’s IEP team
• Implementing strategies to better facilitate learning in the student with ASD (Level 1 Supports)
Please note that this guide is a revision and update of Life Journey Through Autism: An Educator's Guide to Asperger Syndrome, which remains available in hard copy and for digital download.