Finally! A book for those who need practical down to earth help in planning an authentic and meaningful classroom program based on sound science and experience for a student with autism. Written from the perspective of a mother and teacher, this book aims to make the language of Applied Behavior Analysis easy to understand and to implement in the classroom. Complementing Been There. Done That, this books explains how and why the principles of applied behavior analysis make sense for students with autism. It encourages, empowers and inspires readers to develop methods and attitudes that help students reach their potential. Teachers love the practical examples of Individual Education Plans written with ABA language and methods and the numerous sample forms for data collection and skill tracking. Finally, a resource that is packed with information that is engaging, inspiring and empowering!
The book includes:
A comprehensive account of what autism might look like in the classroom and practical strategies about how we can teach to these core deficits using ABA principles
A personal account of the perspective of a teacher and a mother in educating a student with autism
Help with possible accommodations, modifications, goals and objectives
A whole section that is devoted to creating "ABA style" Individual Education Plans and transition plans
Examples of IEPs written with ABA language and methods
Sample forms for data collection and skill tracking