Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a complex group of disorders that present numerous challenges within the inclusive classroom setting. This book provides guidelines for meeting the level 1 support needs of the child with ASD in your class, from elementary to high school. Specifically, the guide contains information on:
• Understanding common characteristics of ASD (Level 1 Supports) and how they affect children differently in the classroom
• Promoting positive social goals and educating peers to avoid bullying
• Collaborating with parents and the student’s IEP team
• Implementing strategies to better facilitate learning in the student with ASD (Level 1 Supports)
Download An Educator's Guide to ASD (Level 1 Supports): To download the PDF version of this resource, right click the link and choose "Save Target As" to save the guide to your computer. You will need the Adobe Acrobat Reader to view the Guide.
Please note that this guide is a revision and update of Life Journey Through Autism: An Educator's Guide to Asperger Syndrome.