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Gear Up for Success

A Three-Tiered Planning Model for Supporting Learners on the Autism Spectrum

Lisa Combs (author) Carol Dittoe (author)
Susan Aebker (author)

ISBN: 9781942197188

Publication Date: Jun 2016

Format: Paperback

The book not only gives an overview of many evidence-based practices for teaching students with autism, but goes a step further by helping educators understand how they can modify the delivery of those interventions based on the intensity of the student's needs, instructional group size, and other changing circumstances.
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Using the analogy of shifting gears on a bicycle, this three-tiered planning model provides education teams with evidence-based practices at three different levels of intensity to address the unique challenges of students on the autism spectrum in a variety of common settings and circumstances.

The book not only gives an overview of many evidence-based practices for teaching students with autism, but goes a step further by helping educators understand how they can modify the delivery of those interventions based on the intensity of the student's needs, instructional group size, and other changing circumstances.

*National Indie Excellence Award Finalist.

*2018 International Book Awards Finalist.

Reviews

Gear Up for Success is a great addition to any teacher's professional bookshelf. The visual supports of the bicycle parts will help educators remember and design plans for students based on their individual needs. As a kindergarten teacher, with over 30 years' experience in many grade levels, I find this book useful by any educator K-12."
- Cynthia L. Nash, kindergarten teacher

"This makes for a great guide and reference that any team educating children on the autism spectrum will use as a favorite "go-to" resource."
- Bill Nellis, Special Education supervisor
Pages 152
Dimensions 229 x 152
Date Published 30 Jun 2016
Publisher AAPC Publishing
Subject/s Family & health   Teaching of autistic students   Autism & Asperger's Syndrome  
Lisa Combs is a faculty member at Wright State University, USA. She has provided professional development and training for school personnel, public and private agencies and families through her private business, Combs Educational Consulting Ltd.

Carol Dittoe has over 30 years of experience with autism, specializing in augmentative communication and assistive technology. As a speech pathologist, she has worked in hospital settings as well as schools, providing evaluation and treatment recommendations for children with autism and other disabilities. She now serves on a team that provides support to educational teams in applying evidence-based practices for teaching students on the autism spectrum in Ohio, USA.

Susan Aebker works on a regional autism coaching team in Ohio, USA and is an associate professor at Kettering College in their Occupational Therapy Doctoral Program.

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