Deciding on A Good Thesis Topic Is it personally interesting? Is it relevant to our teaching assignment? Is it a significant problem?
Is it Personally Interesting?
Autism Spectrum Disorder
Is ASD Relevant to Our Teaching Assignments?
San Juan Unified
260 students identified with autism
Range of programs
K-8 School Site
5 students identified with autism
Fully included in general education
Is it a Significant Problem?
Professional Development Plan For School Teams Working With Fully Included Students With High Functioning Autism or Asperger Syndrome A Project By Maria Farrace And Linda Westover Personally Interesting? Relevant to our Teaching Assignment? Addresses a Significant Problem?
Team Approach Resource Specialist Speech & Language Pathologist Parents Para- professional Administrators Specialists General Ed. Teacher
1. The teacher will demonstrate an understanding of ASD and willingness to create a supportive environment.
2. The teacher will be part of the team in collecting , sharing, and analyzing the data.
3. The teacher will demonstrate consistent and appropriate use of the suggested intervention strategies.
Successful inclusion experience for students with ASD at our school site
Changes in teaching practices.
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