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Adapting K12 for Students with Autism Academic and behavioral programs in schools

Dec 21, 2012 -- 2:20 pm
Adapting K12 for Students with Autism
Academic and behavioral programs in schools.
By:
Regina Whitmer
District Administration, Jan 2013

Enter “teaching students with autism” in Google, and more than 8 million results pop up instantly. Is it any wonder public school administrators, not to mention parents, are overwhelmed with the task of educating children on the autism spectrum?

Educators are learning, however, that there are scientifically proven treatments and protocols that can help them meet federal and state requirements, stretch budgets, avoid litigation and assist families who must continue educating students long after the last bell rings. The National Autism Center’s National Standards Project, the most comprehensive report of its kind, researched 775 studies before identifying 11 established treatments and 22 emerging treatments to best teach children with autism from 3 to 22 years old. To read the entire article, please click: http://www.districtadministration.com/article/adapting-k12-students-autism

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