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Ali Carr
Reply to wigginsmr
Sat Jun 6, 2015 23:51

Yes, I agree with you that emergent literacy is definitely a process and something that students are continually learning in order for them to develop. Patience is something that is key in any classroom, but especially for a classroom when working with students with ASD. They need a calming environment for them to be able to learn and grow.

  • Emergent Literacy Discussion - wigginsmr, Sat Jun 6 15:40
    I would describe emergent literacy in students with ASD as a process. Teachers need to be patient and persistent when teaching emergent literacy students with ASD because they will need a lot of... more
    • Reply to wigginsmr - Ali Carr, Sat Jun 6 23:51
    • Reply to "Emergent..." - Chelsea King, Sat Jun 6 23:41
      I love that you talk about being patient, but also persistent. Children are capable of so much more than we give them credit for and we have to believe in them and push them to be their best. I also... more
    • RE: Emergent Literacy Discussion - Lauren Livingston, Sat Jun 6 19:44
      I also like the idea of giving students with ASD a way to communicate through pictures. Students with ASD are visual learners. I have had great success through picture reference when working on... more
      • Reply to Lauren - Hunter Hastings, Sat Jun 6 21:46
        I agree! I am working at a respite care facility, and even in that setting we use picture cues to assist with transitioning. Picture cues should be used in every setting that the student is in, in my ... more
    • Camera Example - brawleyeo, Sat Jun 6 16:10
      I also read that article and really liked that example! I thought it was a great way to keep the child involved in the activity, especially, like you said, if they're not comfortable discussing it.... more
      • Details behind the Camera - coxdm, Sat Jun 6 17:14
        I thought using the camera was a great idea. It also gave the student an opportunity to show the class what he thought was most important or interesting during the field trip. Students with ASD often ... more
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