Evidence-Based Teaching Strategies

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take a test. It is also helpful to have daily or weekly communication between the teacher and the parent. When it comes to modifying things for children in the classroom teachers should take into count the school work and homework. The teacher should provide visual or written daily schedules. The student may also benefit from having a classroom aide with them throughout the day. When being given instructions they should be oral and written as well. The student needs to not only be given oral and written instruction but also be given instruction step by step. According to Bailey in Health Center she says, “The teacher can break assignments into smaller parts, giving a due date for each section.” (Bailey, 2011, p. 1). If a student is given …show more content…
Applied behavior analysis is a type of strategy to help teach children with autism functional skills and provide continuous assessment of their progress. This approach is based on positive reinforcement or rewarding of desired behaviors. This meaning that if a child is accomplishing a behavior that you want them to do then they would receive a reward. In this strategy it is also meant to help punish the unwanted behaviors by the students. Children with autism have a hard time with social interaction so being able to incorporate the instructions within a natural setting will be helpful to the student. The use of functional behavioral assessment and positive behavioral intervention and support can be helpful strategies. They both go along with being able to reduce or eliminate unwanted behaviors and maintain positive behaviors. Another strategy is pivotal response training which is where based on the assumption that they are lacking some critical skills for functioning the idea is to focus on those skills to help them gain them. A few of those pivotal areas are self-management, motivation, initiations, and responding to multiple …show more content…
As a young boy he didn’t develop language skills until a later stage in life. Then he had difficulty with social interactions and had tactile sensitivity to certain things. In school he would have a difficulty of learning, but this may have been because there were not accommodations for him like there are now. He was a loner as a child which was from his lack of social interaction. Throughout his life he found subjects that interested him and he excelled in those which is a characteristic of autism. The struggles that he had to overcome were developing his language skills. He also had to develop the ability to communicate with other people. He would grow up to have two wives that shows he overcame his fear of not wanting to be touched. This also shows that he was able to overcome the ability to not understand emotions, and eventually love

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