Find thought provoking articles on helping your students with autism written by and for special education teachers. Autism is a condition that can range from mild forms of aspergers to severe autism. Students with this condition often have impaired social interaction and communication. There are a number of things we as teacher can do to help autistic students, from assistive technology to effective classroom management techniques.
As inclusion becomes the norm, the prevalence of students in the classroom with specific learning disabilities is on the rise. Read this article to learn some basic accommodations and instructional techniques that can be used to help these students achieve success.
The Montessori-special education link has not been studied extensively, but there are several reasons to assume that students with special needs, especially those with autism, would thrive in a Montessori environment. Here’s why.
Funding is a word that strikes fear into the heart of many a special education teacher! Private early intervention and support for children with autism is expensive. Government disability funding is often hard to come by, particularly in the area of autism funding. So what’s the story in Australia?
Typically, parents always look for the best education for their autistic child. It is true that some children will respond better in some educational communities than in others. In schools with programs with ABA (Applied Behavior Analysis), students with autism can thrive and have academic success.