0 Replies Latest reply: May 31, 2013 4:01 PM by Jane Brown RSS

How do you teach a student who is diagnosed with autism?

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The odds of being diagnosed with autism is 1 in 88. Males are four times more likely to have an ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder) than girls. (statistics from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders)

 

Autism is a characterized by impaired social or communication skills (excessive rigidity, emotional detachment, repetitive behaviors, restricted range of interests, unresponsiveness to people and actions, limited ability to communicate).  Diagnosis may range from mild to severe autism.


If you have a student diagnosed with autism in your classroom, how do you differentiate your teaching for that student to promote their learning?  I'm interested in your experiences and what worked.




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