Rebecca McVey
Asperger's Article Reply.
Sat May 30, 2015 23:03

The article by Carnahan also talked about the difficulty of those on the spectrum to make inferences. I would attempt to aide these students by asking them to make inferences throughout the day. Whenever an appropriate real world situation is notices, the teacher may scaffold the child's inference skills by saying things like "What do you think will happen now because this happened?" By making this instruction real life, I feel that he students will find it more relevant and comprehensive.

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    • Asperger's Article Reply. - Rebecca McVey, Sat May 30 23:03
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      • Great strategy! - miloshcl, Sun May 31 08:21
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    • Reply to Chelsea - Hunter Hastings, Sat May 30 18:21
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