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A group to review best practices in autism education in public/private school settings. An open exchange of ideas intended to help students with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). Exploring how to infuse technolgy with this diverse group of learners.

Website: http://6a14.blogspot.com
Location: New Jersey
Members: 43
Latest Activity: Dec 15, 2015

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Classroom management- Students with autism

Started by Allison Waskow. Last reply by Lynda Way Feb 14, 2014. 8 Replies

Hello everyone!I am a pre-service teacher majoring in Early Childhood- Special Education, and was wondering if you all had any advice or resources providing information about classroom management for…Continue

Technology and Autism

Started by Sara Spencer. Last reply by andrew aker Nov 15, 2013. 3 Replies

Hello all! I am a pre-service teacher studying Early Childhood and Special Education.  We have been learning a lot about autism and ways to communicate with iPads or other technology.  What works for…Continue

Community Awareness Training

Started by Pat Orange. Last reply by Pat Orange Feb 20, 2011. 3 Replies

I am a member of a county-wide Autism Collaborative (meaning I am one of 10 teaching professionals and parents whose goal is to train other teachers, not only in our county, but outlying counties as…Continue

Autism Resources

Started by Ray Dorso. Last reply by Ray Dorso Nov 15, 2010. 5 Replies

Please share your favorite autism resources. Here is one that I recently learned about, Autism Internet Modules, its a free site with on-line training modules on a variety of topic areas:…Continue

Tags: aspergers, pdd, asd, autism

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Comment by Miss L on February 5, 2012 at 6:34pm

Hello to everyone!

I am currently working on a project for my "Students with Exceptionalities" class and am looking for information about teaching students on the autism spectrum.

I would really like to include some quotes from teachers on:

1 ) What are some of the opportunities that teachers face when teaching students on the autism spectrum?

2 ) What are some of the challenges that teachers face when teaching students on the autism spectrum?

3 ) What do you want other teachers to know about teaching students on the autism spectrum?

If any teachers would be willing to provide a quote that I can use in the presentation portion of my project I would really appreciate it!

Miss L

Comment by Morgan Kolis on March 13, 2011 at 5:26pm

In my resource room for students with moderate-intensive special needs, I mostly use the TEACCH methodology for all of our students with disabilities, not just those with autism.  We also use behavior modification strategies to work on specific behaviors, social skills training, socio-emotional lessons, etc. 

 

Is anyone using Pivotal Response Training? 

 

In my opinion, this is just a great way to speak to your students, to encourage language, and to reinforce appropriate behaviors, but maybe I am missing something. 

 

In order to see what I might be missing, I was hoping someone using the strategy could respond...

 

Thanks!

 

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