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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 ...

Supporting Students in Postsecondary Education
Supporting students in postsecondary education
Elizabeth Evans Getzel Seb M. Prohn Staci Carr
Introduction
Need for Postsecondary Education in the Global Economy

Individuals earning a college degree during times of economic recession are less likely to lose their employment and better able to find employment, highlighting the importance of advanced learning when the job market fluctuates (Carnevale et al., 2013). This is particularly important since nearly two-thirds of jobs over the next two to three years will require some type of postsecondary education (PSE), an increase from 59% over the past 10 years (Carnevale et al., 2010). The competition in our global economy will require the level of skill, ...

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