Case Study Analysis of a Behavior Intervention Service Delivery Model With Autism Spectrum Disorder Students

Pam L. Epler (Grand Canyon University, USA)
Copyright: © 2019 |Pages: 298
EISBN13: 9781522595052|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-8069-0.ch009
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Abstract

This chapter focuses on autism spectrum disorder (ASD), a designated disability that is becoming more common in schools in the United States. Autism spectrum disorder, as the name suggests, covers a range of symptoms. Some students with this disorder are high functioning and, although lacking in social skills, can be educated in the general education classroom. Students at the other end of the spectrum need someone to assist them with daily living skills and are often nonverbal. The chapter includes a discussion about effective service delivery models for students who have ASD and provides two case studies that use a behavior intervention service delivery model. The chapter also presents intervention strategies that can assist the general education teacher in providing proper help to students with autism spectrum disorder. Finally, the chapter discusses future trends surrounding this disability.
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