Teacher Education and Autism: A Research-Based Practical HandbookISBN: 9781785926044
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This is a research-based guide that provides a framework for effective training around autism for teachers. An edited collection of short chapters, the book is full of practical activities and discussion points ideally suited for time-stretched trainee teachers, those leading training courses and busy teachers continuing to learn on the job.
Focusing on the myriad ways that autism affects pupils and their education, it covers key training strategies around autism including maths, physical education, sex and relationships, behaviour management and more. Each contains the material for a session to be delivered to trainee teachers or to provide a unit of self-study. Combining research into the needs of trainee teachers, parents, and students with autism, this book offers an effective roadmap for teacher training and a better understanding of how to meet the needs of autistic pupils.
Contributions by: Luke Beardon, Lyndsay Muir, Shaun Thompson, Helen Thornally, Steven McNichol, Sarah Howe, Kersti Duncan, Jo Cormack, Jan Hargrave, Jo Tasker