Communication - Foundational
Students who do not use verbal language as their main communication mode are often misunderstood. At times, their communications modes are ignored, misunderstood or viewed as wrong or bad. Behavior that is challenging to us is only challenging until we know strategies to meet learners where they are. Come increase your understanding of how to show up for students who may have significant support needs.
Comprehensive Literacy for All: Teaching Students with Significant Disabilities to Read and Write by Karen Erickson
The SCERTS Manual: A Comprehensive Educational Approach for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (2 Volume Set) by Prizant, Barry M., Wetherby, Amy M., Rubin, Emily, Laurent
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