Show What You Know

I supported five students with autism in a general ed science class.  All of the students were bright enough to understand the material, but there were some obstacles that got in their way of being focused enough to absorb the information and express their comprehension of the material.   For some there were too many distractions…

My Own Voice

Even if your student is truly nonverbal and uses a communication device, a switch, a picture communication system, or eye gaze to communicate, you can employ this in the Video Stories.  The process of seeing themselves successfully communicating will likely create a dramatic increase the self-confidence, motivation, and initiation of their communication methods. Pamela communicated…

My Own Words

Ean is a fascinating, bright, and complicated individual with autism who loves to engage with his peers and teachers.  He is a comedian and is thrilled by the response he gets, whether positive or negative.  He was previously labeled “nonverbal” because he had very limited language.  He was echolalic, which means that he could repeat…