Teaching to Autism, by Susan Ruckdeschel and Caryn Huss, PhD.

  • Posted by Susan Ruckdeschel
  • On 30 November, 2014
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Autism, also called autism spectrum disorder (ASD), refers to the wide range of symptoms that include skills and degrees of impairment. Autism is a developmental disorder that influences how students learn and function in academic and in social settings. Because it affects multiple areas of communication, socialization, it often manifests in repetitive behaviors in children […]
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Help For Homework, by Susan Ruckdeschel

  • Posted by Susan Ruckdeschel
  • On 30 November, 2014
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Students with disabilities struggle more with homework than their non-disabled classmates (McNary et al., 2005). Homework design and its completion has many influences. Among them: Student accommodations Organization and a student’s ability to remain organized (executive functioning) Structure of assignments Availability of technology Homeschool communications Life influences Often students with disabilities are challenged by homework […]
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