Haroon, M. (2019). ABC of autism. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. This book provides an overview of the diagnostic features of autism spectrum disorder and assessment and treatment.
Review Chapter 6, Managing Day-to-Day Issues, Chapter 8, School and Autism, and Chapter 12, Learning Disabilities and Autism.
Steege, M.W., Mace, F. C., Perry, L., & Longenecker, H. (2007). Applied behavior analysis: Beyond discrete trial teaching. Psychology in Schools, 44(1), 91-99. This article reviews the limitations of discrete trial teaching (DTT) for teaching a full range of cognitive, social, academic, leisure, and functional living skills to children with autism.
Luiselli, J., Russo, D.C., Christian, W.P., & Wilczynski, S.M. (Eds). (2008). Effective practices for children with autism: Educational and behavior support interventions that work. Oxford University Press. This book reviews best practices for programs and teaching strategies for individuals with autism spectrum disorder.
Read Chapter 9. Discrete Trial Training as a Teaching Paradigm; Chapter 10, Skill Acquisition, Direct Instruction, and Educational Curricula; and Chapter 11, Naturalistic Teaching Procedures
Koegel, L.K., Singh, A.K., & Koegel, R. L. (2010). Improving motivation for academics in children with autism. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 40(9), 1057-1066. doi: 10.1007/s10803-010-0962-6 This study reviews the use of choice, interspersal of maintenance tasks, and natural reinforcers to increase motivation in students with autism when completing academic tasks.
Blackwell, W., & Stockall, N. (2021). Incidental teaching of conversational skills for students with autism spectrum disorder. Teaching Exceptional Children,1. DOI: 10.1177/0040059921990405 This article describes a process for the incidental teaching of conversation skills to students with autism spectrum disorder.
Autism Research Institute. (n.d.). Nine domains of accommodations. This website provides insight into effective curricular accommodations shared by an individual with autism.
Read the section on Nine Domains of Accommodations – Video is optional