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The SAGE Handbook of Autism and Education

The SAGE Handbook of Autism and Education

First Edition
Edited by:

September 2019 | 616 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
Rita Jordan
Editors’ Introduction
Part I: Learning Needs and Educational Responses
Damian Milton
Chapter 1: Difference versus Disability: Implications of Characterisation of Autism for Education & Support
Rita Jordan
Chapter 2: Particular Learning Needs of Individuals on the Autism Spectrum
Adam Feinstein
Chapter 3: The History of Autism Education
Rita Jordan
Chapter 4: Educational Structures: an International Perspective
Suzanne Carrington and Beth Saggers
Chapter 5: Systems and Politics of Provision
Glenys Jones
Chapter 6: Professional Development for those Working in Education with Students on the Autism Spectrum
Hilde De Clercq
Chapter 7a: Analysis of What Makes a Successful Professional in Autism
Maureen Bennie
Chapter 7b: What Makes a Good Professional in Autism? A Parent’s Perspective
Jeanette Purkis
Chapter 7c: What Makes a Successful Professional in Autism? School Education – A Lived Experience
Part II: Early Intervention, Education in Core Domains and Family Support
Jacqueline Roberts and Kate Simpson
Chapter 8: Early Intervention
Laura J. Hall and Samuel L. Odom
Chapter 9: Approaches to Early Intervention for Children with Autism and Their Families
Lakshmi Balasubramanian, Alexander Mario Blum and Pamela Wolfberg
Chapter 10: Building on Early Foundations into School: Fostering Socialization in Meaningful Socio-Cultural Contexts
Greg Pasco
Chapter 11: Building on Early Foundations into School: Communication and Language
Heather MacKenzie
Chapter 12: Thinking and Learning
Michaela DuBay, Sallie Nowell, Linda R. Watson
Chapter 13: Focus on Families
Connie Wong
Chapter 14: Transitions in the Early Years
Part III: School-Based and Academic Education: Access & Support
Whitney Griffin, Kara Hume, and Ann M. Sam
Chapter 15: Curriculum Balance: Access to Academic Learning and the Therapeutic Curriculum
Ann M. Sam and Kara Hume
Chapter 16: Learning Supports for Students on the Autism Spectrum
Nancy Bagatell
Chapter 17: Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder and Skills for Living
Heartley B. Huber and Erik W. Carter
Chapter 18: Fostering Peer Relationships and Shared Learning for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders
Michelle Lee, Kathryn Schweers & Rachel Loftin
Chapter 19: Developing an Adaptive Behavior Curriculum across the Age and Ability Range
Christi Carnahan
Chapter 20: Language & Literacy
Emily C. Bouck & Jordan Shurr
Chapter 21: Accessing a Broad and Relevant Curriculum
Trevor Clark
Chapter 22a: A Curriculum to Support Students with Autism and Special Talents and Abilities
Prithvi Perepa
Chapter 22b: A Curriculum for the Dual Disability of Autism & Severe Intellectual Disability
Part IV: Collaborative Working in Education
Tamara May, Charmaine Bernie, Suzy Marty, Rebecca Sutherland, Jacqueline Roberts and Katrina Williams
Chapter 23: Autism, Health and Education: Models and Systems for Working Together
Charmaine Bernie, Rebecca Sutherland, Katrina Williams, Suzy Marty, Tamara May and Jacqueline Roberts
Chapter 24: Autism Health and Education: Professional Roles and Challenges
Rozanna Lilley
Chapter 25: Fostering Collaborative Family-School Relationships to Support Students on the Autism Spectrum
Jacqueline Roberts
Chapter 26: Building Capacity in Education Systems
Jessica Suhrheinrich, Sasha Zeedyk, Sarah Vejnoska and Aubyn Stahmer
Chapter 27: Educator Involvement in Research & Evaluation
Gerardo Herrera and Patricia Pérez-Fuster
Chapter 28a: Evidence-Based Practices with Apps Directed at Core Autism
Susan Hedges and Sue Fletcher-Watson
Chapter 28b: Information and Communication Technologies as Educational Supports
Part V: Education for Life and Barriers to Education
Elizabeth Evans Getzel, Seb M. Prohn and Staci Carr
Chapter 29: Supporting Students in Postsecondary Education
Tony Attwood
Chapter 30: Anxiety and Mental Health – Implications for Education
Andrew A. McDonnell, Michael McCreadie and Paul Dickinson
Chapter 31: Behavioural Issues and Supports
Verity Bottroff, Barbara Spears & Phillip Slee
Chapter 32: Bullying Issues for Students on the Autism Spectrum and their Families
Andrea McLeod
Chapter 33: Overcoming Barriers to Educational Opportunities Post School
Christopher Gillberg
Chapter 34a: Autism and Comorbidities: Autism Plus. Implications for Diagnosis, Prognosis and Interventions
Rita Jordan
Chapter 34b: Practical Effects of Co-morbidities and the Concept of Neurodiversity
Wenn Lawson
Chapter 35a: Sexual Development and Gender Identity in Autism
Jorge Benavides-Rawson and Roy Richard Grinker
Chapter 35b: Cultural Issues in Education for those with Autism
Jim Taylor
Chapter 36: Supportive Environments for Best Autism Practice
Part VI: Data Collection in Education and Measurement of Progress
Kobe Vanroy and Peter Vermeulen
Chapter 37: Setting and Evaluating Goals in Education
Maureen Bennie
Chapter 38a: Feedback from Family Members on Outcomes and Experiences of Education for Individuals on the Autism Spectrum
Jordan McNeil and Elizabeth O’Toole
Chapter 38b: Measuring Success from School Stakeholders’ Perspectives
Emma Goodall
Chapter 38c: Feedback from Individuals on the Autism Spectrum about the Experience & Outcome of Education
Suzanne Kucharczyk and Peggy Schaefer Whitby
Chapter 39: Measuring Quality in Educational Programs for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Lisa Ruble, Wing Hang Wong, & John McGrew
Chapter 40: Data Collection in Education and Measurement of Progress
Brian A. Boyd, Jessica R. Dykstra Steinbrenner, Stephanie S. Reszka and Abigail Carroll
Chapter 41: Research in Autism Education: Current Issues and Future Directions
Karen Guldberg
Chapter 42a: Tiers of Education: the Power of Collaborative Partnership in the Creation and Delivery of Professional Development for Autism Practitioners
Rita Jordan
Chapter 42b: Crystal Gazing

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ISBN: 9781473959538