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Education and Care for Adolescents and Adults with Autism A Guide for Professionals and Carers by Kate Wall
  

Education and Care for Adolescents and Adults with Autism A Guide for Professionals and Carers

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Education and Care for Adolescents and Adults with Autism A Guide for Professionals and Carers by Kate Wall

`Kate Wall shows a depth of knowledge in the subject area of autism and her experience as a practitioner shines through...For anyone working with or planning services for adolescents and adults with autism this is definitely a useful book to have on the shelf' - Support for Learning '[This] is the first book I have read which covers both education and care. There is some very useful information, some of which is very thought provoking....The book promotes the importance of everyone working together to achieve a better understanding' - National Autistic Society By providing case studies and examples that show the reader how to put theory into practice in multi-disciplinary settings, this book clearly explains how changes in policy and provision have affected the ways in which young people and adults with autism are cared for and educated. This book offers up-to-date, accessible information on: o the nature and effects of Autistic Spectrum Disorders (ASDs) o family issues surrounding caring for and educating those with ASDs o possible intervention programmes o how to support the family Based on years of experience gained in education and care settings, this book offers strategies for all those working with adolescents and adults who are on the autistic spectrum.

About the Author

Kate had over twenty years experience as an early years practitioner working with young children with special needs and their families before moving into HE in 1999. She was the Programme Director of the Early Childhood Studies degree programmes in her previous post. Kate has written several books on special needs along with many articles and has presented at National and International conferences. She is currently a member of the National Early Years Advisory Board within NASEN (National Association of Special Educational Needs).

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Book Info

Publication date

25th September 2007

Author

Kate Wall

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Publisher

SAGE Publications Inc

Format

Hardback
168 pages

Categories

Teaching of specific groups & persons with special educational needs
Secondary schools
Higher & further education, tertiary education
Social welfare & social services

ISBN

9781412923811

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