Understanding Autism Spectrum Disorder

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Title Understanding Autism Spectrum Disorder
Author Carpenter, Lorelei
Book Title Diversity and inclusion in Australian schools
Editor Hyde, M., Carpenter, L. & Conway, R.
Year Published 2010
Place of publication Victoria, Australia
Publisher Oxford University Press
Abstract Chapter 11 provides an overview of what has recently become one of the most frequently diagnosed disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). The chapter discusses how the specific characteristics of ASD can impact on a student's academic and social development throughout their school life. It provides strategies and approaches that can be used by teachers to adapt the teaching and learning situation to meet the needs of students specifically in the areas of communication, social skills and behaviour. Issues that are highlighted and discusses include the importance of developing a safe learning environment for students with ASD as well as the importance of collaborating with parent.
Peer Reviewed No
Published Yes
Publisher URI http://www.oup.com.au/titles/higher_ed/education/9780195558838
Alternative URI http://www.oup.com.au/
Copyright Statement Self-archiving is not yet supported by this publisher. Please refer to the publisher's website or contact the author(s) for more information.
Chapter Number 11
Page from 267
Page to 289
ISBN 9780195558838
Date Accessioned 2010-11-10
Language en_AU
Faculty Arts, Education and Law
Subject Special Education and Disability
URI http://hdl.handle.net/10072/35428
Publication Type Book Chapter (Non-Composite)
Publication Type Code b2

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