Creating a Win-Win IEP for Students with Autism (Paperback)

A How-To Manual for Parents and Educators

By Beth Fouse

Future Horizons, 9781885477521, 280pp.

Publication Date: January 1, 1999

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Description

Within these pages, Dr. Fouse takes readers through the entire range of a "child-centered" educational process, from the initial stages of identification and diagnosis to full implementation and monitoring of the Individualized Education Program. Topics covered include: Definition of Autism/PDD/Asperger's, Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, Section 504, Americans with Disabilities Act, FERPA, Parents' Rights, Assistive Technology, Levels of Performance, and many more.


About the Author

Beth Fouse, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor in the Department of Special Services, School of Education and Psychology, at The University of Texas at Tyler. She has over twenty years experience in the public schools as a classroom teacher and administrator. Beth currently teaches courses in gifted education and special education in various disability areas including autism, communication disorders and behavioral disorders. She is a certified instructor in Nonviolent Crises Intervention and has been certified by Dr. Guy Berard as an auditory integration practitioner. Beth works one day per week with a special education cooperative providing family training, school/home liaison services, classroom consultation for teachers of students with autism and other behavioral disorders. She also provides in-service training for other school districts and educational agencies in the northeast Texas area.