The Educator's PLN

The personal learning network for educators

Information

Autism

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

Discussion Forum

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

Comment Wall

Comment

You need to be a member of Autism to add comments!

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!

Comment by Joyce Whitby on June 22, 2010 at 8:14pm
Hubby told me that you started this group and suggested that I join, since it is in my area of edtech expertise.
I represent a company that produces a web based tool developed by the Monarch Center for Autism in Shaker Heights Ohio. The tool, VizZle, provides teachers with the power to create and share lessons using visual learning supports....that can either be printed out or run as interactive lessons. EduPLN members can check out VizZle at www.monarchteachtech.com and sign up for the FREE 14 day trial...please make note in the comments section that you heard about this on the EduPLN and this will automatically be increased to a 60 day free trial. Please consider me a resource in helping teachers to tap into the power of technology to meet the needs of students with special needs... Contact me directly with any questions jwhitby@monarchtt.com ...
 

Members (41)

 
 
 

About

Thomas Whitby created this Ning Network.

Latest Activity

Profile IconEdith Carter, Stew Corbett, Stu May and 13 more joined The Educator's PLN
12 hours ago
Tata Nech posted a discussion

Hey People

What blogs do you like and why? See More
Friday
Tata Nech posted a blog post

Best Developing Games for Early Education

It is possible and necessary to develop the baby from the very first days of life. The simplest games with objects that are found in every house will help the crumb to get the first knowledge of the new world that surrounds it.DO AS I DOThe mother's face is the most interesting object for observation, at least during the first two months of the child's life. Take the…See More
Friday
Rachael Pawlik posted a status
Friday
Marguerite T. Brode posted a blog post

How to choose profession?

At some point or another, each individual needs to pick or change profession. In youth it is anything but easy to be mixed up, and the committed error can be uneasy to remedy. Above all else, it merits figuring out what put in life you dole out proficient action right now and how this circumstance can change throughout the years. In current conditions there isn’t just an enormous selection of claims to fame.The basics of choosing profession are laid back at school, when the exercises uncover…See More
Thursday
Jeffrey R. Ellis posted a blog post

How employment is related to your coursework examples

When fresh out of college, chances are you have little to no work experience, which means your resume may look incomplete to some extent. To make it worse, questions like "what is your past work experience?" seems to be a common pertinent step in all job interviews. Although you may have…See More
Sep 18
Louise Grady updated their profile
Sep 17
Shanshan Ma posted a discussion

Personalized learning network and social media

Hi All, My name is Shanshan Ma, I'm currently a doctoral student at University of North Texas. Nice to meet you all. This platform looks great, many future events could be found. Thanks for sharing. But a questions crossed my mind, how would you see the impact of social media such as Facebook, Twitter on those personal learning networks? Would you believe that members would actively participant in some discussions on social media other than the discussions here??See More
Sep 16

Awards And Nominations

© 2018   Created by Thomas Whitby.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service