Helping Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder Express their Thoughts and Knowledge in Writing

Helping Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder Express their Thoughts and Knowledge in Writing

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When it comes to academic work, students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) often have the required knowledge but struggle to get their thoughts down in writing. This is a practical guide to teaching and improving writing skills in students with ASD to meet academic writing standards and prepare for the increased expectations of higher education. The book covers key considerations for all educators teaching writing skills to high school and college students with ASD including how to address difficulties with comprehension, executive functioning, and motor skills, how to structure ideas into a coherent argument, and how to develop creativity and expression in writing, as well as how to successfully adapt these skills to meet university expectations. Each chapter includes teaching tips, insightful student perspectives, and ready-to-use writing exercises.Tips and Exercises for Developing Writing Skills Elise Geither, Lisa Meeks ... Additional time may be necessary to fully understand the studenta#39;s comprehension or competency, especially on exams. ... (Jack Black, 11th grade high school student) I had the most trouble just getting started if the topic wasna#39;t specific enough.


Title:Helping Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder Express their Thoughts and Knowledge in Writing
Author: Elise Geither, Lisa Meeks
Publisher:Jessica Kingsley Publishers - 2014-08-21
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