Educating Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder in China and Finland

  • Xiaoyi Hu
  • Eija Kärnä

Part of the New Frontiers of Educational Research book series (NFER)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vi
  2. Irene Rämä, Raija Pirttimaa, Terhi Ojala, Henri Pesonen, Elina Kontu
    Pages 183-195

About this book


This book addresses the difficult challenges that children with autism present educators. By comprehensively examining the scientific knowledge underlying educational practices, programs and strategies in China and Finland, it provides valuable information for parents, administrators, researchers, and policy makers.

This book examines the following fundamental issues related to the education of children with autism:
•How children's specific diagnoses should affect educational assessment and planning
•How we can support the families of children with autism
•Features of effective instructional and comprehensive programs and strategies
•How we can better prepare teachers, school staff, professionals and parents when it comes to educating children with autism
•What policies at the national and local levels will best ensure appropriate education, examining strategies and resources needed to address the rights of children with autism to appropriate education


Autism Research Teaching Strategies Special Education Asperger Syndrome Evidence-based Practices Inclusive Education Special Schools Education Replacement China Finland

Editors and affiliations

  • Xiaoyi Hu
    • 1
  • Eija Kärnä
    • 2
  1. 1.Faculty of EducationBeijing Normal UniversityBeijingChina
  2. 2.School of Educational Sciences and PsychologyUniversity of Eastern FinlandJoensuuFinland

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2019
  • Publisher Name Springer, Singapore
  • eBook Packages Education Education (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-981-13-8202-4
  • Online ISBN 978-981-13-8203-1
  • Series Print ISSN 2195-3473
  • Series Online ISSN 2195-349X
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