A land we can share: teaching literacy to students with autism

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P.H. Brookes Pub., Jun 15, 2008 - Education - 220 pages
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Teachers are going to love this book! Passionate and practical, "A Land We Can Share" moves beyond functional literacy skills and helps K-12 educators bring high-quality, meaningful literacy instruction to students with autism. Authored by nationally known scholars in autism and literacy, this groundbreaking guide shows teachers how to implement research-based practices in reading and writing instruction, including those consistent with the recommendations of Reading First, plan effective lessons that build on students' strengths, interests, and individual needs, design a classroom environment that promotes literacy learning for all students while addressing the individual needs of learners with autism, assess students who do not or cannot show their literacy learning in traditional ways, include students with autism in a wide range of classroom literacy activities

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About the author (2008)

Paula Kluth, Ph.D., is a consultant, teacher, author, and advocate in Oak Park, Illinois.

Chandler-Olcott is Associate Professor in Syracuse University's Reading and Language Arts Center.