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Jean Milton
Theories of Cognitive Processing
Fri May 29, 2015 10:55

I also liked the examples they used with Connor to better illustrate the theories. I also agree that patience is a skill you must have with students with ASD because the cluster of symptoms each student may exhibit can drive you nuts quickly when combined with another cluster of symptoms. I also liked how they gave examples of how the teacher helped to alleviate some of Connor's deficits and how they may affect his classmates. I know that the teacher cannot be there all the time, like when the student's family member died or something and they had to travel and Connor could only think about how they got there, I do believe that explicitly teaching skills could help Connor even more and all students with ASD.

  • Theories - Amanda Wallace, Fri May 29 09:27
    After reading the articles and watching the videos, i learned that it takes so much patience and understanding to work with people who have ASD. I also found the article Linking Cognition and... more
    • Connor's cues - Angie Helton, Fri May 29 22:05
      Our group talked about the cues that the teacher let Connor use when he had questions about his work, and who he should ask. Should he go back and reread, ask one of his classmates, or ask his... more
      • Connor & Classmates - brawleyeo, Fri May 29 22:33
        I also wondered about Connor asking his classmates for help. I was curious if maybe there was a certain number of times he could ask a classmate a question; because if he keeps getting up to ask... more
        • Re: Connor & Classmates - Erica Phelps, Fri May 29 23:36
          I wondered about this too. I was also wondering if Conner would even feel comfortable asking a classmate for help. Often, individuals with ASD feel uncomfortable in social situations and I have seen... more
    • Theories of Cognitive Processing - Jean Milton, Fri May 29 10:55
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