Reply to ASD articles
Mon Nov 14, 2011 17:34 (XFF:

I also thought these articles were helpful. Because we work at the same school and I serve the student you have mentioned, I agree that this student is extremely smart in math and in reading. He does have more trouble with writing and is very reluctant to revise or edit his writing. He almost always has a meltdown when he must do these tasks. I have learned that having him edit his work, focusing only on a couple things each day, helps him to avoid a meltdown. If he becomes overwhelmed, it really gets difficult for him to regain composure.

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