The perceptionsthat I had about kids with autism, prior to working with them, would be that they all had behavior issues and that, in general, were all low functioning and could only life skills, not academics. I was very apprehensive because I might do or say something that would upset them.
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A Child Without Limits<br />Angela J. Willeke<br />firstname.lastname@example.org<br />April 23, 2010<br />EEX 4070<br />
Introduction to Setting<br />Mrs. Brown’s Pre-K Classroom Room 116<br />Playground where student has time to interact socially and physically with classmates<br />Columbia Elementary School<br /> 18501Cypress Lake Glen Blvd<br /> Orlando, FL 32820<br />
Demographics<br />“Hey guys, be quiet!”<br />“I like to help clean”<br />“Do I have to touch the ice sculpture?”<br />“Let’s watch the Letter Factory”<br />“Love to play Starfall”<br />
Personal Demographics<br /><ul><li>Education: Seminole Community College – A.A. in Elementary Education. UCF – Major: Elementary Education.
Experience: OCPS paraprofessional for 4 ½ years. Including 2 years as an ESE para. Worked in an EBD classroom with students diagnosed with Autism, ADHD, Aspberger’s Syndrome, Learning and Emotional disabilities. 1 year as a Pre-k para and 1 ½ years tutoring students with learning disabilities.
Interests: Spending time with my sons, Daniel and Taylor. Spending time with family and friends. Making a difference in the lives of children.</li></li></ul><li>Engagement Activities<br />Sensory<br />Field Day March 2010<br />Sit and Bounce Race<br />Puzzle Center<br />Field Day March 2010<br />Mr. Potato Head<br />Sensory<br />Floor Time<br />