Simple Strategies That Work!: Helpful Hints for Educators

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Children and youth with Asperger's syndrome, high-functioning autism (HFA), and pervasive developmental disorders-not otherwise specified (PDD-NOS), and related exceptionalities have great potential, but all too often their abilities are not realized.

Simple Strategies that Work! provides ideas and suggestions that teachers can use to help a student with AS/HFA on the road to success. With this helpful guide, you can help guide your students towards success and independence.

The book discusses problems that arise in the classroom and how teachers can adjust the classroom to accommodate, while not interfering with normal classroom routines. Not bogged down with jargon, the book includes easy to use tables and boxes that you can fill out for quick reference.

Also included is information on what can cause anxiety for the AS/HFA student, how this can lead to decreased academic and social performance, decreased attention to task, and potential increases in behavior problems, and what the teacher can do to assis