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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 ...

Feedback from Individuals on the Autism Spectrum about the Experience and Outcome of Education
Feedback from individuals on the autism spectrum about the experience and outcome of education
Emma Goodall

In general, success in education is measured in terms of qualifications achieved. To progress onto further education following high school, a young person needs to achieve a pass level or higher in relevant exams or coursework. If this is not the case, options can be limited until enough years have gone by and the person can apply for further study as a mature student. Graduating with a pass or higher grade is the benchmark for success in tertiary/further education, which is usually measured in academic grades.

From an autistic perspective, solely measuring academic ...

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