Presentation on theme: "Courtney and Allyson Stockton Developed in Conjunction With the Ventura County Special Education Local Plan Area (SELPA)"— Presentation transcript:
Courtney and Allyson Stockton Developed in Conjunction With the Ventura County Special Education Local Plan Area (SELPA)
Routines Structure Boundaries Consistency Clear consequences Class-wide positive behavior management system o Rewards o Points o Tokens The same system at home A calm, de-escalating tone of voice
1. Start the discussion when the student is out of the room 2. Describe target student’s disability A. Strengths B. Areas of need C. Behaviors they will see 3. Use an example like wearing glasses -Fair does not mean equal 4. Determine specific behaviors classmates will engage in to show acceptance of the student A. Choosing student as a partner B. Show student where to start working C. Explain what the assignment is D. Help get materials E. Walk with student to different areas in class and on campus 5. Teach classmates to encourage each other, nicely -Offer rewards?
1. Role play different interactions the student may encounter 2. Use social stories 3. How to initiate conversations 4. Keeping conversations going 5. Knowing when to end a conversation 6. Social cues 7. Use peer models or buddies
1. Frequent breaks 2. Allow for constant movement 3. Allow more movement around classroom 4. Cool down area/Hiding spot 5. Flexible assignments 6. Flexible expectations 7. Student choice in the order of assignment completion 8. ‘On the fly’ accommodations 9. Multiple repetitions and clarifications 10. Multi-modality instruction 11. Individual behavior system
Many students with Autism excel in some, or all, academic subjects Prepare to expand depth and complexity of lessons Be prepared to accommodate
1. Sensory vest/weighted vest 2. Sensory toys 3. Elastic bands across desk legs 4. Velcro vest 5. Fabric swatches on arms and/or legs 6. Chewable pencil toppers 7. Pencil grips 8. Slant board 9. ‘Sit-n-Move’ seat cushion 10. Headphones -Sound blocking -Music/Stories 11. Colored overlays