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Students with Asperger syndrome : a guide for college personnel

Author: Lorraine E Wolf; Jane Thierfeld Brown; G Ruth Kukiela Bork; Fred R Volkmar; Ami Klin
Publisher: Shawnee Mission, Kan. : Autism Asperger Pub. Co., ©2009.
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For many students with autism spectrum disorders, getting admitted to college is the easy part. Surviving and succeeding can be quite another, as these students transition into a system that is often unprepared to receive them. Accommodating students whose disabilities very likely fall in social and self regulatory areas is a particular challenge for disability services providers who are not used to reaching out  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Handbooks, manuals, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lorraine E Wolf; Jane Thierfeld Brown; G Ruth Kukiela Bork; Fred R Volkmar; Ami Klin
ISBN: 9781934575390 1934575399
OCLC Number: 301550377
Description: xiv, 337 p. : forms ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
The syndrome --
Asperger Syndrome and issues for disability services --
Unique challenges for disability service providers --
Legal issues and academic accommodations --
Co-curricular needs and accommodations --
Housing and residence life --
Partners on campus --
Family matters --
Preparing students to enter the world of work --
In conclusion: where have we been and where do we go from here? --
Appendix A. Some applied clinical and cognitive science --
Appendix B. Some basic science --
Appendix C. Sample forms and tools: Getting to know your student --
Appendix D. Sample forms and tools: Identifying student needs and resources --
Appendix E. Sample forms and tools: Disability services toolkit --
Appendix F. Sample forms and tools: Campus training tools --
Appendix G. Sample forms and tools: Employment tools.
Responsibility: Lorraine E. Wolf, Jane Thierfeld Brown, and G. Ruth Kukiela Bork ; foreword by Fred Volkmar, and Ami Klin.

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