Strategies for Including Students with Autism in the Elementary School Classroom. Presented by Sarah Lanzo Tara Herlihy and Jenette Leonard. What is Autism?. What is Autism?. Delayed or abnormal functioning in at least one of the following areas: Social Interaction
Presented by Sarah Lanzo
Tara Herlihy and Jenette Leonard
*timer can be used on the Smartboard for class to see
*you are already doing this with Smartboard lessons
Most of our students on the Autism Spectrum have far better decoding skills than comprehension skills. Just because students can decode the text does not mean they are comprehending what they read.
-limit open ended questions
-give choices for answers to questions asked (ex.
Did the character feel excited or annoyed?)
-realize that they are getting the black and white, but they need to be taught the grey.
-assist students in understanding what is implied by the author
Functions of Behavior & Strategies for Behavior Prevention and Management
With any problembehavior you will need to identify: