Sign Language in the ASD Class

In my first year of teaching I worked in a treatment centre for dual-diagnosis students and with one student in particular who had both Autism and was Deaf. As one of my most behaviourally challenging students to this day, I struggled to find a balance between her PECS & Signing systems for her to communicatem […]

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AAC in the ASD Class

1. Honour to Teach – If the student’s goal is to ask for preferred items and you’ve put an ipad on their choice board, it must be honoured at all times – outside, during instruction, during work time etc. Be prepared for this! If a child requests help using a Big Mack button, help them EVERYTIME – even if you’re sick of […]

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