Foreword.- Acknowledgments.- Preface.- Chapter 1: Rationale for COMPASS.- Chapter 2: Theoretical Background of COMPASS.- Chapter 3: Evaluating Your Knowledge of ASD.- Chapter 4: Other Considerations for the Consultant.- Chapter 5: Writing Effective Individual Education Programs.- Chapter 6: COMPASS Consultation Action Plan-Step A.- Chapter 7: COMPASS Consultation Action Plan-Step B.- Chapter 8: From Consultation to Coaching Sessions: Implementing Plans and Monitoring Progress.- Forms Section.- Chapter 9: COMPASS Case Studies.- References.
Verified by randomized controlled experimental research supported by the NIH
Can be used with all children with ASD, regardless of level of functioning
Includes measurable goals and outcomes in social development, communication, and learning skills for positive growth
May serve as a basis for building comprehensive and coordinated programs
Improves educational outcomes based on a competency enhancement approach