Asperger Syndrome in the Inclusive Classroom

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Advice and Stategies for Teachers

Paperback – 15 February 2007
by Stacey W. Betts (Author), Dion Betts (Author), Lisa N. Gerber-Eckard (Author)

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Asperger Syndrome in the Inclusive Classroom offers support and practical techniques for teachers who work with children with Asperger Syndrome (AS). Based on the successful experiences of classroom teachers, and written from a teacher’s perspective, this book provides creative and easy-to-apply strategies that support and encourage AS students in the mainstream classroom, from organization and time management techniques to framing classroom instructions to make lessons more accessible for children with AS. The authors? straightforward, practical advice relates to every part of the school day and includes advice for teaching specific subject areas. They give tips on helping students navigate the school environment, how to handle social situations like lunch and breaks, and what to do during unstructured periods. This book is essential reading for teachers and school staff who want to fully include AS students in the classroom.

This book is a common-sense approach to working with these children. The book discusses adaptations in the classroom, teaching of academic subjects, special subject classes, unstructured school time, and social and emotional concerns of children with Asperger Syndrome. Teachers who read this book will now say, ‘I’m getting a child with Asperger Syndrome; let’s work together and make this a positive experience for everyone.'””