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Supporting Pupils with Autistic Spectrum Disorders: A Guide for School Support Staff

by Lynn Plimley and Maggie Bowen Paul Chapman Educational Publishing
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Hbk 96 pages
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'More than just a list of practical points....The book is well worth buying and should appeal both to support workers and their managers' -
'There can be no doubt that the action suggested by the authors to improve outcomes for pupils with ASD, would benefit the inclusion of all pupils' - Special Needs Information Press

'This book will be a really useful resource for those supporting children with ASDs in a range of schools, both special and mainstream. It uses case study material collected from experience and discussions with staff, to illustrate dilemmas and strategies. It encourages reflection on practice by posing questions at different points. The book also provides many useful references to published materials and websites for readers to follow up and suggests how support assistants can work to become part of the whole staff team' - Dr Glenys Jones, University of Birmingham

'This book's size, layout and chapter topics make it both inviting and easily accessible... it is a useful book to have on your bookshelf, either for a quick memory aid, or for a member of staff who is asked to "support" a child with an autistic spectrum disorder with little previous experience of autism' - Special Needs Coordinator's File

'The chapters are short and well structured. This book will be of value to all those who support pupils with an autistic spectrum disorder.' - Special