Securing Appropriate Education Provision for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders: A Guide for Pa (BOK)

Allison Hope-West

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Searching for the right school for a child with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) opens up a huge and complicated world, and it can be difficult to know where to begin. What should you look out for in a school? What questions should you ask? How do you choose between different educational approaches and programmes? This accessible guide cuts through the jargon surrounding special educational needs (SEN), and walks parents and professionals through the entire journey of securing appropriate educational provision for a child with ASD. The author explains the implications of having, or not having, a diagnosis, how to obtain a Statement of SEN, how to find and secure an appropriate school, and how to work effectively with outside agencies. She provides clear explanations of the legal aspects of the process, including SEN law, the SEN code of practice and the new guidelines for SEND tribunals. Recognising that mainstream schooling is not the best option in every case, she also shows that independent schools and home-schooling can be viable options in some cases. A multitude of useful resources, websites and sources of further information are also included. Whether you are the parent or carer of a child with ASD, or a professional working with autism, the ideas and information in this book will steer you through the complex maze of issues surrounding how to secure effective educational environments for children with ASD.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Utgitt 2010
Forfatter Allison Hope-West Forlag
JESSICA KINGSLEY PUBLISHERS
ISBN 9781849051538 Antall sider 144
Dimensjoner 15,6cm x 23,4cm x 1cm Vekt 218 gram
Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd Andre medvirkende Glenys Jones
Emner og form Advice on education, Teaching of autistic students