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1 Group Members: Kristin Adams, Elaine Grullon, Danielle Pyke, Tina Sheffield

2 Each child is an individual and characteristics can differ or may not be present. The following are possible characteristics for a child who has autism.  Language Delays  Unusual gestures/Repetitive Behaviors  Minimal eye contact  Attachment to objects  Social Skill Deficits  Difficulty with change Additional information can be found at

3  Approximately half of persons with autism have little or no language  Persons with autism can have difficulty expressing wants and needs  Inability to read body language of others

4  “Few states have accommodation policies for ELLs with disabilities, and we know little about the accommodations typically used by ELLs with autism.  It is likely that students with autism would benefit from individualized combinations of accommodations.  It is up to the Decision makers to determine how to accommodate communication, behavioral, and academic concerns for reading tests.”

5 Independent WorkSchedulesTight Space

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