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Tables of Contents for How to Be a Para Pro
Chapter/Section Title
Page #
Page Count
Acknowledgments
vii
Foreword
ix
Preface
xi
Part One Autism Spectrum Disorders ``101'': A Short Course for People in the Trenches
Getting to Know Your Student: The Autism Spectrum Disorders Continuum
3
4
Getting to Know Your Student: Atypicalities in Social Understanding and Expression
7
4
Getting to Know Your Student: Impairments in Communication and Language
11
12
Getting to Know Your Student: Restricted Repertoire of Interests and Activities; Problems with Imagination
23
6
Getting to Know Your Student: Abnormal Response to Sensation
29
6
Getting to Know Your Student: Theory of Mind; Information Processing; Executive Function
35
18
Getting to Know Your Student: High Functioning Austism or Asperger Syndrome: Does It Really Matter?
53
14
Part Two The ``Art and Science'' of Being a Para Pro
General Overview of Paraprofessional Support: A New Breed for a New Century
67
12
You're in the Trenches Now: The ``Science'' of Being a Para Pro
79
52
You're in the Trenches Now: The ``Art'' of Being a Para Pro
131
24
Sample Supports and Accommodations for Students with Special Needs
155
18
A ``Wrap Up'' Potpourri: Melding Art with Science
173
6
Appendix A
179
10
Appendix B
189
4
Index
193
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