A growing number of students with autistic spectrum disorders (ASDs) are educated in general education settings. To support them effectively and maximize their learning potential, it is essential that all school staff fully understand their needs. This complete training package demonstrates the value of using self-evaluation tools to improve services, and includes:Guidance on delivering professional development to ensure inclusive practices schoolwideActivities and case studies to facilitate discussion Discussions of issues related to School Access Plans and the Disability Equality DutyAdvice on useful resources, literature, and Web sitesA CD-ROM with PowerPoint slides Teachers, SENCOs, and management staff in primary and secondary schools will find this an essential training resource.

Living with Autistic Spectrum Disorders (ASDs): Same World; Different Perspectives

Living with Autistic Spectrum Disorders (ASDs): Same World; Different Perspectives

Living with autistic spectrum disorders (ASDs): Same world; different perspectives

We are learning more and more about the autistic spectrum from writers and speakers with ASDs. This section will begin with some basic facts about ASD and then give an overview of the thoughts of individuals with ASDs on life in general. It also includes some of their thoughts on school life in particular. It will draw on the experiences on individuals, such as Temple Grandin, Clare Sainsbury, Nita Jackson, Luke Jackson and Wendy Lawson. A range of quotations will be used to illustrate the many difficulties individuals with ASDs face in their everyday life. This section encourages both presenters and course participants to look at ...

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