Autism Mrs. Amy Spencer Elizabeth City State University SPEC EDUC 660 Dr. Paula Viltz, Professor. What is Autism?. “Autism is a developmental disability that affects one’s ability to communicate and interact.”. (Shelton, 2009, p. 136). Social Interaction. Communication. Behavior.
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Mrs. Amy Spencer
Elizabeth City State University
SPEC EDUC 660
Dr. Paula Viltz, Professor
“Autism is a developmental disability that affects one’s ability to
communicate and interact.”
(Shelton, 2009, p. 136)
(Aspy & Grossman, 2008)
United States are diagnosed with
(O’Hanlon and Thiessen, 2009)
Abnormal Social Skills
(Mayo Clinic, 2008 p. 2-3)
(Howley & Mesibov, 2003)
if a child has autism?
can include but are not limited to:
(Mastropieri & Scruggs, 2007)
Aspy, Ruth & Grossman, Barry G. (2008). The Ziggurat Model A Framework for Designing Comprehensive Interventions for Individuals with High- Functioning Autism and Asperger Syndrome. Shawnee Mission, Kansas: Autism Asperger Publishing Co.
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Howley, Marie & Mesibov, Gary. (2003). Accessing the Curriculum for Pupils with Autistic Spectrum Disorders Using the TEACCH Programme to Help Inclusion. London, England: David Fulton Publishers Ltd.
Mastropieri, Margo A. & Scruggs, Thomas E. (2007). The Inclusive Classroom Strategies for Effective Instruction. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey: Pearson Prentice Hall.
Mayo Clinic. (2008, May 31). Retrieved October 1, 2009, from the World Wide Web:
Shelton, D. (2009, July). Handle With Care. Essence, 40(3), 136-136. Retrieved September 25, 2009, from Academic Search Premier database.
Thiessen, M., & O'Hanlon, M. (n.d.). Kids with autism deserve better. USA Today, Retrieved September 25, 2009, from Academic Search Premier database.
Wang, Shirley S. (2009, June 2). Drug Fails To Benefit Autistic Kids. Wall Street Journal (Eastern Edition), p. B.8. Retrieved September 25, 2009, from Wall Street Journal. (Document ID: 1737580231).
Whelan, D. (2009, August). The Equal Opportunity Disorder. School Library Journal, 55(8), 30-34. Retrieved September 25, 2009, from Academic Search Premier database.
Willis, Clarissa. (2006). Teaching Young Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder. Beltsville, Maryland: Gryphon House Inc.