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Teaching Students with Aspergers Syndrome: Tips for Teachers and Parents

Teaching Students with Aspergers Syndrome: Tips for Teachers and Parents
Students with asperger's syndrome may experience difficulties with focusing as well as lack of focus. Focus involves attention. Sometimes asperger's students focus all their attention on a particular object or subject; therefore, they fail to focus on what information the instructor is presenting. All their energy is directed toward a particular subject or object. Why? Because that object or subject is not overwhelming to them and they understand it. To overcome this problem, the teacher can try to establish some connection between the object or subject of interest and the area of study. The possibilities for instruction are endless, but it will take some time and creative planning on the part of the teacher. Sensory issues affect learning for the student with asperger's syndrome. Often aperger's students are distracted by something in the environment that they simply cannot control. Obviously, a teacher does not want disruptions in the classroom.

Autism Information | Use Visual Strategies for Autism Autism is an umbrella term for a wide spectrum of disorders referred to as Pervasive Developmental Disorders (PDD) or Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). They are a group of neurobiological disorders that affect an individual’s ability to interact, communicate, relate, play, imagine, and learn. The term SPECTRUM is an important part of understanding autism because of the wide range of intensity, symptoms, behaviors and types of problems. There is a range of skills and challenges in individuals on the autism spectrum. On the other end of the spectrum are individuals with Asperger’s Syndrome, sometimes referred to as a high-functioning form of autism. Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders typically demonstrate challenges in developing effective communication, appropriate behavior and successful social skills. Our goal is to learn how these students learn best and to develop teaching strategies and communication styles to help them become effective communicators.

ASPERGER'S DISORDER HOMEPAGE julie's Goals.url iPad Apps for Autistic Students Apps on portable devices such as the Apple iPad can help non-verbal children to communicate basic needs. Intuitive apps that employ colorful images and sounds can also hold a child's attention long enough to learn and offer effective tools to build vocabulary and reinforce word knowledge. The following iPad apps are designed to augment self-expression among children with autism spectrum disorders and other cognitive impairments. 1. Apple iTunes Store Autism Xpress is a free app that encourages people with autism to recognize and express emotions. 2. Grace is a picture exchange system designed to encourage independent social interaction among people with autism. 3. iConverse iConverse is designed for children with autistic and other communicative disabilities who have not yet mastered basic speech. 4. Living Safely provides self-paced learning on 27 safety skills for individuals with autism and developmental disabilities. 5.

Caregiver’s Guide to Autism Symptoms For caregivers, understanding autism symptoms is key to coping with them. Why do I need to register or sign in for WebMD to save? We will provide you with a dropdown of all your saved articles when you are registered and signed in. One of the most difficult aspects of being a caregiver for someone with autism – whether a child or an adult – is the inability to understand what it’s really like for him. Autism is a condition that can be isolating for the person who has it, and autism symptoms are tough to understand from the outside. “I like to think of autism as a different way of being,” says Stephen Shore, PhD, who was diagnosed with autism at age 2. Recommended Related to Brain & Nervous System Spina Bifida Important It is possible that the main title of the report Spina Bifida is not the name you expected. Read the Spina Bifida article > > Every person with autism is different, and there is no single autistic perspective. 2 Keys to Understanding Autism Symptoms Continue reading below...

"Kultur Er Noget Man Er" Feltarbejde, DKK. indledning Jeg har valgt at prøve kræfter med at igangsætte en æstetisk aktivitet hos en borger der bruger alternativ supplerende kommunikation. Processen er sat ind i SMTTE modellen og nærmere beskrevet under punktet: forløb. Sammenhæng: Borgeren som jeg har fået mulighed at arbejde med er diagnosticeret med infantil autisme. Da borgerens mentale tilstand er på ca. 2 år, har jeg valgt at inddrage Vygotsky, i forhold til hans teori om sprogtilegnelse via nærmeste udviklingszone. Borgeren er diagnosticeret indenfor autisme spektrummet, og han har en forholdsvis høj grad af mental retardering som tidligere nævnt, hvilket for øvrig er kendetegnet ved 70 % af mennesker diagnosticeret inden for autisme. Han er altså udfordret indenfor alle tre punkter i Lorna Wing`s triade : kommunikation, sociale kompetencer og helhedsopfattelse. Tiltag: Jeg vil med øje for Vygotskys teori, nærmeste udviklingszone, prøve at udarbejde en aktivitet som omhandler et væsentligt punkt. Evaluering:

Genes to Cognition Online bloomsapps Using Blooms Taxonomy in education is a highly effective way to scaffold learning for the students. With the recent popularity and pervasive nature of iOS devices in school districts it is essential for educators to understand how to implement Blooms in the classroom using the apps that are available. While this list is by no means fully comprehensive, it will assist educators in getting started when implementing iOS devices in the classroom. This site will change almost daily as it will be updated with new and exciting apps! If you find any that you have worked with in your classroom please email or tweet @bloomsapps or @dmileham75 with your suggestions. Two Links to some iTunesU courses relating to iOS Integration: 1 iPad by Erie 1 Boards of Cooperative Educational Services ( Movie Making\Digital Storytelling Camera to PDF Free - cool little app that turns your device into a scanner. LiveBinders: I would be remiss if I didn't post this.