Perfect for time-poor teachers, this essential handbook is an easy-to-navigate resource that promotes a positive learning environment in which students with ASD can thrive. Full of effective and innovative strategies, the book covers areas such as meltdowns, forming friendships, literal thinking and speaking, and the overwhelming influence of sensory sensitivities. Activities to help explain the child’s behaviour to other students are also included which fosters understanding and acceptance. A ‘Home Link’ section adds vital information about how to work with parents and other caregivers to create safe, loving and fun environments for the child at home and at school. An invaluable resource for classroom teachers.