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Education is an important aspect of the environmental influences on autism, and effective education can have a significant effect on outcome for those on the autism spectrum. This Handbook explores the key concepts, debates and research areas in this dynamic field. Contributions from a wide range of countries and cultures are organised into six key sections: Part 1: Learning Needs and Educational Responses; Part 2: Early Intervention, Education in Core Domains and Family Support; Part 3: School-Based and Academic Education: Access and Support; Part 4: Collaborative Working in Education; Part 5: Education for Life and Barriers to Education; Part 6: Data Collection in Education and Measurement of Progress. The SAGE Handbook of Autism and Education is a definitive resource for researchers, postgraduate students, reflective practitioners ...

Autism Health and Education: Professional Roles and Challenges
Autism health and education: professional roles and challenges
Charmaine Bernie Rebecca Sutherland Katrina Williams Suzy Marty Tamara May Jacqueline M. Roberts
Introduction

Autism affects many aspects of a child's development and subsequently impacts on social, academic, occupational and family functioning. Given these far-reaching effects, team work approaches bringing together multiple disciplines are required to maximise the strengths and abilities of each person with autism and identify and manage the areas of disability and impairment that cause difficulties. Team work approaches can provide different perspectives to develop comprehensive conceptualisations of each person and the interactions ...

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