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andersenal
Jordan in Control
Fri May 29, 2015 16:59
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It's interesting that you say it could be because they were trying to let Jordan find his own way of completing the task; I had not thought about it like that. My first thought was that Jordan was purposefully wasting time to test the teacher. As I read more of the articles and watched the rest of the videos, I should not assume that Jordan was trying to waste time because like you said people with ASD have a different way of thinking sometimes. I am sure that the man working with Jordan knows him much better than the viewers so he knows how to interact with him. He probably was letting Jordan be in control because he knew that Jordan would then do better in completing the task.

  • reply - rognstadgr, Fri May 29 14:22
    That is a very good question. I see what you are saying, Jordan was given most of the control when it came to this assignment. I don't know if this is correct (I would love to hear other point of... more
    • Re: reply - Erica Phelps, Fri May 29 23:22
      I like the way that you explained this. I can see how giving Jordan more control in this situation would allow him to do things in a way that made the most sense to him. This would give the person... more
    • Jordan in Control - andersenal, Fri May 29 16:59
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