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Teaching Adolescents and Young Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder: Curriculum Planning and Strategies

Dianne Zager (Pace University, USA) Michael L. Wehmeyer

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CRC Press Inc
20 November 2019
Moral & social purpose of education; Teaching of special educational needs; Psychotherapy
Teaching Adolescents and Young Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder supports teachers in preparing secondary students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) to succeed in school, work and beyond.

Focused on enabling students to successfully pursue further education and meaningful career paths, chapters incorporate person-centered, student-directed planning into instructional programming throughout the text. Featuring helpful vignettes to demonstrate concepts in action, curriculum areas address community living skills, academics, social communication and interaction, and career preparation.

Grounded in current research and Universal Design for Learning practices, this guide is an essential resource for educators, therapists, and anyone seeking to create fluid, adaptable programs for students with autism spectrum disorders.
By:   Dianne Zager (Pace University USA), Michael L. Wehmeyer
Imprint:   CRC Press Inc
Country of Publication:   United States
Dimensions:   Height: 229mm,  Width: 152mm, 
Weight:   299g
ISBN:   9780815379478
ISBN 10:   0815379471
Pages:   202
Publication Date:   20 November 2019
Audience:   Professional and scholarly ,  Undergraduate
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Dianne Zager is Head of School at Shrub Oak International School in Westchester County, New York. Shrub Oak is an independent boarding and day school for children, adolescents, and young adults with autism. Prior to accepting her current position, she was the Michael C. Koffler Professor in Autism at Pace University in New York City, where she served as chairperson of the Special Education Department and was the founding director of one of the nation's first autism college support programs. Michael L. Wehmeyer is the Ross and Marianna Beach Distinguished Professor in Special Education and Chair, Department of Special Education at the University of Kansas. He is also Senior Scientist and Director of the Beach Center on Disability, also at the University of Kansas.

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