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K. Madison Broome
RE: logo reading
Thu Jun 4, 2015 14:16
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I find this discussion about logo reading so interesting! I honestly never really knew it was a known strategy. Finding meaning in words and letters is extremely important. It gives children a reason to want to read and write. Motivation is so important! The hard part about this is generalization. Students with ASD often have trouble generalizing information to other scenarios. Like the BR example above. It is hard to understand that BR can be for Baskin Robbins and for the name of a school and many more things. As a teacher, it is our job to teach generalization so that students can apply what they know to more than one thing.

  • Re: Logo Reading - bennettmc, Thu Jun 4 09:49
    That's a good point. I've actually never thought about this happening, but I would say that teachers need to just continue to teach a variety of words starting with that particular letter and... more
    • RE: logo reading - K. Madison Broome, Thu Jun 4 14:16
      • Response to Logo Reading - Navila Castro, Fri Jun 5 00:14
        Adding to the discussion about teaching generalization when it comes to logo reading, I learned that students can carry logos of places like the grocery store and visual cards with text of items with ... more
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