This week we learned about Autism and how to adapt games for students.
I already knew a lot about Autism because I Have a nephew that is Autistic, but one
thing I have learned is how wide the spectrum range can be and that was surprising
Early intervention is a system of coordinated services that promotes the child's age-appropriate growth
and development and supports families during the critical early years.
Early intervention can:
Help prevent child abuse and neglect
1. This week, you studied Communication Disorders. Have you ever tried to communicate with
someone who did not speak your language?
Yes I have. Both an actual different language, and a person that has a Speech impediment.
2. What did you do?
Reflection Paper- Week 3
This week was a good learning experience. We watched that video Teaching Peter and it was
an eye opener the way those students, only third graders, were so perceptive and how well they handled
having a child with a disability and
1. What are some of the reasons that have been proposed for the increasing prevalence of
The classification of Autism has gotten broader.
Advanced parental age.
Increase in the awareness of autism among the general public as well
This week we learned a lot about the vaccine wars and peoples belief that it is the cause
of Autism, or that there is no need to subject children to the chemicals. For me that is a really
touchy subject and in my personal life all it does
EDUC 204 Exceptional Child
In order to begin conducting research for your major project in this class, you need to demonstrate several skills
related to using library resources, gathering credible information, thinking critically about
Exceptional Children - Children who are not in the normal curve when it comes to academics,
social development, and / or mental development. This includes children who perform below the
curve (i.e. children with specific learning disabilities) or those wh
Scrabble is a great learning game for children of almost any disability and almost any
performance level. Scrabble is a great game that helps teach spelling, vocabulary, and word
skills. To adapt the game for a blind student you would nee
Echolalia- meaningless repetition of another person's spoken words as a symptom of
Savant syndrome- a condition in which a person with a mental disability, such as an
autism spectrum disorder, demonstrates profound and prodigious capa