Children and Youth with Asperger Syndrome: Strategies for Success in Inclusive Settings

By: Brenda Myles

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Asperger syndrome (AS) is a disorder in the autism spectrum, and students with AS suffer from similar, though milder, symptoms as students with autism. Classroom teachers who are responsible for planning for and teaching students with AS generally have not been provided the skills and knowledge to do so. Crafting and implementing plans for students is nearly impossible without a clear understanding of the disorder, or clearly defined instructional methods and strategies. Children and Youth With Asperger Syndrome provides important strategies in teaching children and youth diagnosed with AS. This essential resource for teachers and other educators presents research-based, instructional, behavioral, and environmental strategies for teachers, including: - Adaptations for success in general education settings - Environmental modifications, including visual supports and organizational strategies - Technology accommodations - Transition planning - Emotional, behavioral, and social supports Children and youth with AS are often misunderstood. These individuals have great potential that frequently remains unrealized because the modifications they require to be successful are not made. By using the practical strategies in this guide, however, educators can at last effectively meet the needs of students with AS. Printed Pages: 196.

Title: Children and Youth with Asperger Syndrome: Strategies for Success in Inclusive Settings

Author Name: Brenda Myles

Categories: Education and Learning, Psychology, India,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Sage Publications: 2008

ISBN: 8178299119

ISBN 13: 9788178299112

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: New

Seller ID: 028679

Keywords: Asperger Syndrome