The success of a student is every teacher’s number one priority over the course of their teaching career. For some students success can be getting good grades and for other it may mean increased involvement within the classroom environment. You can help all your students achieve their full potential regardless of how the measure they … Continue reading Tips for Teachers to help a student with Autism. How you can help them succeed!!
Here are the questions that ran through my mind.
I was going the best I could.
I can't tell you how many times I've heard, "oh I know someone with autism and they don't do that or this, or act this way".
All of the disorders have similar symptoms and can be hard to tell apart.
There are many bad things about me, but I have a good side.
The biggest aspect of Asperger’s Syndrome is the lack of social skills.
While functioning differently from the norm isn’t necessarily a bad thing, when it comes to things like self-care and safety, learning, limiting anxiety and interacting with others, everyone deserves help to achieve at the best of their capability.
Allow for 'processing time' - don't assume that someone with Asperger's isn't listening when you are having a conversation with them. They may need extra time to respond to what you have said. Allowing for processing time allows someone with Asperger's the opportunity to join in a conversation instead of being talked over, rushed or … Continue reading 5 Ways To Let Someone With Asperger’s Know You Care
I see autism as a different way of thinking. The world would be incredibly boring if we all thought the same.