The paths to "Eureka" moments: Teaching Mathematics in Secondary Education

Archive for April, 2011

Teaching kids with Autism

There are four All Service Providers Mantras:

1) Child First Language

  • The disability is something that people have, it does not define them.

2) All behavior is Communication

  • Even school fits are a form of expression. In the case of children with autism, skimming (a type of self stimulation) is also communication.

3) Ability to Disability

  • Using strengths or interests to act as a building block to learning harder topics.
  • This focuses on what the child can do.

4) All Children can Learn