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 Peggy J. Schaefer Whitby and G. Richmond Mancil , Academic Achievement Profiles of

Children with High Functioning Autism and Asperger Syndrome: A Review of the
Literature, 2009, Education and Training in Developmental Disabilities, pages 551-

 Elizabeth R. Lorah, Ashley Parnell, Peggy Schaefer Whitby, Donald Hantula, A Systematic
Review of Tablet Computers and Portable Media Players as Speech Generating Devices for
Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder, 2014, Journal of Autism and Developmental
Disorders, Volume 45, Issue 12, pp 3792–3804,

 Peggy J. Schaefer whitby, Christen Ogilvie, G. Richmond Mancil, A Framework for teaching
Social Skills to Students with Asperger Syndrome in the General education classroom, 2012,
JoDD, Volume 18

 In the article, A Systematic Review of Tablet Computers and Portable Media

Players as Speech Generating Devices for Individuals with Autism Spectrum
Disorder the authors discuss how handheld devices can be useful in generating
speech for individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The study is to
compare these hand held device to picture exchange services or sign language. The
authors estimate that 30% of individuals diagnosed with ASD fail to develop vocal
output capabilities. By using sign language only trained persons, can interact with
the person using it, if the person with ASD uses an alternative form of
communication they can easily communicate with a waiter or store clerk. In the first
study they chose to use an iPod Touch with 17 year old persons with ASD, with
effective results shown by asking for food and receiving it. Next, they used a iPad
for 4 and 5 year olds, and had successful results when the children asked for a toy
and received the toy.
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 Rose M Allidner, The Relationship Between Efficacy and the Instructional Practices of
Special Education Teachers and Consultants, 1994, Teacher Education and Special
Education, vol. 17 No. 2 86-95

 James McLeskey, Naomi C. Tyler, Susan Saunders Flippin, The Supply of and Demand for
Special Education Teachers, 2014, The Journal of Special Education Vol. 38, No.1 page 5-

 Elias Avramidis, phil Bayliss, Robert Burden, A Survey into Mainstream Teachers' Attitudes
Towards the Inclusion of Children with Special Educational Needs in the Ordinary School in
one Local Education Authority, 2010, Educational Psychology, vol. 20 No. 2 pages, 191-211

 In the article the relationship between efficacy and the instructional practices of special
education teachers and consultants, the authors main purpose is research the is to see how
students react to two types of special educators. There are direct service providers who
provided direct instruction or behavioral interventions to students with mild disabilities.
There are also indirect service providers, who spent at least 50% of their time consulting ,
collaborating, or team teaching with general educators. The teachers were scored on
efficacy as well as their feelings that affect the students. Teaching efficacy, is the believe
that students benefit from schooling. They found that using a combination of both styles
would be the best for the students.
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