Supporting pupils on the Autism Spectrum in Secondary Schools

Supporting pupils on the Autism Spectrum in Secondary Schools

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Written to meet the needs of teaching assistants and learning support assistants, this book provides a practical toolkit for supporting students on the autistic spectrum in mainstream secondary schools. The book offers a clear, jargon free explanation of autism spectrum conditions and examines the difficulties arising from these conditions and how they can impact on studentsa€™ learning. Addressing issues which arise on a daily basis, it is full of practical advice and strategies for supporting students socially and academically across all areas of the curriculum. Features include: templates to scaffold studentsa€™ comprehension and learning in different subject areas forms to help with information collection and evaluation advice on supporting students through examinations examples and case studies to illustrate how the strategies described work in practice Packed with photocopiable resources that can be adapted to suit individual studentsa€™ needs, this book is essential reading for teaching assistants that want to help their studentsa€™ on the autistic spectrum to reach their full potential.In my experience, when a teacher tells aclass the assignment should be350Ay700 words, theAS pupil will stop writing as near to 350words as they can. They mayeven stop at 350 ... There may be no shape tothe essay. It will simply finish attheanbsp;...

Title:Supporting pupils on the Autism Spectrum in Secondary Schools
Author:Carolyn Canavan
Publisher:Routledge - 2014-10-17


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