Lessons Learned Over Three Decades of Inclusion for Young Children with Autism: The LEAP Preschool Model

Conference Year: 

2015

Primary Speaker name: 

This session will describe seven critical lessons learned over our 30 year history of promoting inclusion for young children with autism in the Learning Experiences an Alternative Program for Preschoolers and Parents (LEAP) Preschool Program. The lessons learned will directly relate to classroom contexts and instructional strategies and concrete examples of how they impact classroom practice will be described. We will also provide participants with a brief overview of the LEAP Preschool’s history and structure and the programs guiding principles that have directed our work over the past 3 decades.

Type: 

Concurrent

Room: 

Unassigned

Topic: 

Inclusive Practices

Age Group: 

3 to 5

Target Audience: 

All

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