"You're Going to Love this Kid": Teaching Students with Autism in the Inclusive Classroom

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P.H. Brookes Publishing Company, Jan 1, 2003 - Education - 286 pages
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Finally--an inspiring, strategy-filled guidebook for including students with autism in primary and secondary school classrooms! Alive with powerful first person accounts that provide insight into the experience of having autism, this book shows you how to adapt your own classroom to support student participation in classwork, school routines, social activities, and more. Paula Kluth combines the latest research with lessons learned from her teaching experience to give you specific, creative ideas for- understanding the attitudes, values, and actions that support inclusive schooling- connecting, communicating, and callaborating effectively with families- enhancing literacy by adapting reading materials, using visuals, and tapping in to student interests- planning challenging, multidimensional lessons that help your students reach their individual goals- supporting student behavior in sensitive, positive ways- fostering friendships and social relationship between students with and without autism- adapting the physical environment for students with autism who may have heightened sensitivity to factors like temperature, sounds, and smells Filled with ready-to-use strategies and stories from both students and teachers, this insightful and practical book gives you new ways to understand students with autism--and help them participate in every part of classroom life!

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I heart Paula Kluth. Every teacher on our road will have this book in their hands. Read full review

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Excited to read this book. Though written with a child on the autism spectrum, I've heard it applies to kids with various Dxes. Read full review


Understanding Inclusive Schooling
Connecting with Families
Creating a Comfortable Classroom

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About the author (2003)

Paula Kluth, Ph.D., renowned autism and inclusive schooling expert, is an independent education consultant and scholar based in Oak Park, Illinois. Her popular website can be found at http://www.paulakluth.com.

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