This text responds to the escalating need to prepare highly qualified educators with essential knowledge and practical skills to support diverse learners on the autism spectrum. Covering a range of critical topics and themes, this edited volume brings together leading experts representing diverse disciplines and perspectives (i.e., researchers, therapists, educators, parents, and adults on the autism spectrum) for a comprehensive look at the core issues related to individuals with autism spectrum disorders. Learners on the Autism Spectrum is a rare and unique collection of chapters written by leading experts in the field of ASD today ... Tony Attwood, Nancy J. Minshew and Diane L. Williams, Ilene S. Schwartz and Bonnie J. McBride, Diane Twachtman-Cullen, Gary G. Mesibov and Victoria Shea, Winnie Dunn, Cathy Pratt, Pamela Wolfberg, Heather McCracken, and Tara Tuchel Michelle Garcia Winner, Ofer Golan and Simon Baron-Cohen, Brenda Smith Myles, Sheila Smith, and Terri Cooper Sanson, Paula Jacobsen Julie Donnelly, Stephen Shore
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KARI DUNN BURON, M.S., recently retired after 33 years of working as a special education teacher in the public schools. Kari is the designer and coordinator of the autism spectrum disorders certificate program at Hamline University (a graduate program for educators) in the Twin Cities. She is one of the founding members of the MN Autism Network, a statewide network of ASD educational consultants. In Kari developed and continues to work as the coordinator for Camp Discovery, a camp for youth with Asperger Syndrome. Kari has given national and international presentations on a variety of topics concerning ASD. She is currently working with the Hearing and Service Dogs of Minnesota to create guidelines for using dogs as co-therapists. PAMELA WOLFBERG, Ph.D., is associate professor of special education at San Francisco State University, where she developed an autism spectrum graduate program. Her current research and practice focus on supporting children with ASD in the areas of peer relations, play, childhood culture, and social inclusion. As creator of the Integrated Play Groups model, Pamela leads efforts to develop inclusive peer play programs at the local, national, and international level. Pamela is in frequent demand as an invited speaker at conferences around the globe. She is widely published and the author of numerous peer reviewed articles, chapters and books.
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