Accessible and engaging, Autism Spectrum Disorder in the Ontario Context provides students with a thorough introduction to the history of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) as well as the contemporary understandings, interventions, and best practices that influence effective treatment approaches.
Drawing on evidence-based practice, Kimberly Maich and Carmen Hall provide concrete examples of localized research and practice within clinical, educational, and community-based settings that will enhance student comprehension of positive interventions. This introductory text features detailed examinations of ASD experiences across the lifespan and incorporates an extensive range of pedagogical tools, which will encourage reflection and deepen understanding.
About the Authors:
Kimberly Maich is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Teacher Education at Brock University and is affiliated with the Centre for Applied Disability Studies. Her primary research and teaching interests lie in special education, specifically ASD, in inclusive school environments.
Carmen Hall is a Professor and Coordinator of the Autism and Behavioural Science Graduate Certificate at Fanshawe College. Her chief focus has been on promoting and researching social skill development for children and adults with intellectual disabilities and ASD in inclusive recreational, educational, and community settings.