Presentation on theme: "Group Members: Kristin Adams, Elaine Grullon, Danielle Pyke, Tina Sheffield."— Presentation transcript:
Group Members: Kristin Adams, Elaine Grullon, Danielle Pyke, Tina Sheffield
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 www.autismsociety.org
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
“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.”
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