Socio-Political and Educational Perspectives of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD): A Case for Inclusive Classroom Strategies which Build Social Support?
Jamie Gledhill1, Janet L. Currie

While the signs of this disorder can vary person to person, students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) usually experience challenges with their behavior, social interactions, speech and nonverbal communication. This article critiques the use of social support and other educational strategies for optimizing educational environments for students with ASD. Socio-political and legal perspectives are discussed, as well as the importance of garnering peer acceptance and understanding in the school setting.

Full Text: PDF     DOI: 10.15640/jehd.v9n1a2