A research study, entitled Inclusionary Practices for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders, was conducted by the University of Prince Edward Island in partnership with the Prince Edward Island Department of Education between 2001-2005. Teachers and educational assistants who work with students with autism were interviewed by researchers. These educators noted that the provision of more resources about autism spectrum disorders (ASD) would be extremely valuable. Researchers also found that providing peers with accurate information about autism and involving parents in the education process can be beneficial. The research data collected from educators of children with autism on Prince Edward Island has been used to create this module. Suggestions and concerns shared by educators were compiled and summarized to help produce a useful resource for the classroom.

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