Teaching Students with Autism

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RB0102

Teaching Students with Autism
A Resource Guide for Schools

Ministry of Education Special Programs Branch 2000

RB 0102

TEACHING STUDENTS WITH AUTISM A Resource Guide for Schools

Ministry of Education Special Programs Branch 2000

To Order Copies of This Resource Guide Additional Copies of this resource will be available for a limited time only from: Office Products Centre 4248 Glanford Avenue Victoria BC V8W 9V7 Phone: (250) 952-4460 Fax: (250) 952-4442 Toll-free: 1-800-282-7955 Please quote catalogue number RB0102 when ordering.

Canadian Cataloguing in Publication Data Main entry under title: Teaching Students with Autism ISBN 0-7726-4117-X Autistic children - Education - British Columbia. 2. Autism in children. I. British Columbia. Ministry of Education. Special Programs Branch. LC4719.C32B74 2000 371.94 C00-960024-8 C99-960077-X

LB3089.4.C3F62 1999 371.5’43’09711

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
The Special Programs Branch of the British Columbia Ministry of Education gratefully acknowledges Saskatchewan Education for providing the text of the document, Teaching Students with Autism: A Guide for Educators as a basis for this resource. The Special Programs Branch also gratefully acknowledges the following people for their contributions to the planning and revision of this resource guide: Rhonda Garside, Autism Society of British Columbia Sherry Ghag, School District No. 37 (Delta) Kathleen Haines, School District No. 57 (Prince George) Marnie Hamilton, School District No. 57 (Prince George) Lynda Hansen, Provincial Outreach Program for Autism and Related Disorders Pat Hockin, School District No. 37 (Delta) Karen Hovestad, Autism Society of British Columbia Carol Ireson, School District No. 67 (Okanagan Skaha) Marianne MacKenzie, Provincial Outreach Program for Autism and Related Disorders Paul Malette, CBI Consultants Marcella McDougall, School District No. 8 (Kootenay Lake) Pat Mirenda, University of British Columbia Randi Mjolsness, Ministry



References: Minshew, N. J., et al., “Neurological aspects of autism,” in Handbook of Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorders (2nd ed.), 1997. Bristol, M. M., et al., “State of the science in autism: Report to the National Institutes of Health,” Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 26, 1996. Bryson. S. E., et al., “Epidemiology of autism: Overview and issues outstanding,” in Handbook of Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorders (2nd ed.), 1997. ! Szatmari, P., et al, “Genetics of autism: Overview and new directions,” Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 23, 1998. Rodier, P., “The early origins of autism,” Scientific American, January, 2000.

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