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Erica Phelps
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Fri May 29, 2015 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 assessing a better idea of how this particular individual words best and allow them to learn how to help him succeed. I enjoyed Chris Varney's TED talk and I now see the connection between what he was talking about and Jordan's video. Each individual on the spectrum has a specific and unique way of understanding the world and this plays into allowing them to have control in some situations.

  • 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
    • Jordan in Control - andersenal, Fri May 29 16:59
      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... more
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