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Angie Helton
Reply to: Reading/Writing before speaking
Thu Jun 4, 2015 23:06

What a great experience. My mom is deaf and does not sign at all. She is verbal though and read lips very well.
I think the opportunity you had to work with that child is awesome. Giving him plenty of time to respond and express himself was definitely worthwhile to him because from what I have learned this week, it takes an ASD child longer to process all the information, collect their thoughts, and respond. Even if it is only a sign, or a couple words. They have to be given time to do this before the teacher moves on.

  • Reading/Writing before speaking - luckadooso, Wed Jun 3 16:46
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