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Cynthia Trickel
the gap
Fri Jun 5, 2015 19:16

Very interesting point...That reading to students with ASD can help to close the gap in their literacy skills. My mind goes back to the video of the mother reading and the child's reaction. It was obvious that this was something they did together on a regular occasion and he was making some connections with the read word.

  • Re: Emergent Lit at home does work for children - McKenzi Davis, Wed Jun 3 12:13
    This is a very interesting point that you brought up. I've always known how big of an effect early introductions to texts have on literacy development for children. Even when children cannot read at... more
    • the gap - Cynthia Trickel, Fri Jun 5 19:16
    • Response to McKenzi Davis - Navila Castro, Thu Jun 4 21:20
      McKenzi, you brought up a great point! Even with children with ASD, emergent literacy like shared reading interaction at home are good for literacy development. I personally enjoyed watching the... more
    • CROWD in the CAR - koppenhaverd, Wed Jun 3 15:15
      McKenzi, early reading (and writing for that matter),is critical to learning more efficiently in school. You're dead right! That's also why structures like CAR or CROWD in the CAR are critical. They... more
    • Re: McKenzi Davis - bennettmc, Wed Jun 3 13:12
      I agree with you McKenzi. Your post even makes me think about how there are many other influences besides teachers. Although children may spend a lot of time with teachers, a large majority of the... more
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