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thuxtable research project

  1. 1. Tyler Huxtable December 6, 2010 Reading C
  2. 2. <ul><li>What is autism? </li></ul><ul><li>What are the symptoms of autism? </li></ul><ul><li>How is autism diagnosed? </li></ul><ul><li>What is special education? </li></ul><ul><li>What is the best way to teach autistic children? </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Autism is a serious medical disorder that appears in young children and persists throughout life. </li></ul><ul><li>One in 150 children in the United States has autism. (SIRS) </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Autism is a serious medical disorder that appears in young children and persists throughout life. </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>There is no cure for autism. </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Abnormal social interaction </li></ul><ul><ul><li>They do not understand the social behaviors while working with a teacher or friend </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Children with autism may not respond to their name </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Abnormal communication </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Speech is difficult for autistic children </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lack of eye contact </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Restricted and repetitive interests and behaviors </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Some children might have an interest in one specific area </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>They like to maintain the same routine over and over again </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Aggressive Movements </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Hand Slapping </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Face Slapping </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Sensitivity </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sight </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hearing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Touch </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Taste </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>Special education is instruction designed to help both disabled and gifted children use their full learning ability. </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>Children with mental disabilities need assistance with learning </li></ul>
  13. 14. <ul><li>Sensory Activities </li></ul><ul><ul><li>I spy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tasting different types of foods </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Squeezing a sensory ball </li></ul></ul>
  14. 15. <ul><li>Poems and Songs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Rhyming </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Physical movements </li></ul></ul>
  15. 16. <ul><li>Art Activities </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Drawing/ Sketching </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Finger paints </li></ul></ul>
  16. 17. <ul><li>Teach elementary students with disabilities. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Salary- $48,000 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Trends- Yes, there are future demands for a special education teacher </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Advancement- yes; but you must obtain a higher degree </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Related careers- </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Early Childhood Teacher </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Parent Educator </li></ul></ul></ul>
  17. 18. <ul><ul><li>Advancement- yes; but you must obtain a higher degree </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Related careers- </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Early Childhood Teacher </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Parent Educator </li></ul></ul></ul>
  18. 20. <ul><li>What high school will you go to? Altholton High School </li></ul><ul><li>What career academy did you research? Teacher Academy of Maryland </li></ul>
  19. 21. <ul><li>Why did you pick this career academy? </li></ul><ul><li>My future goal is to become a teacher. </li></ul>
  20. 22. <ul><li>Where is it located? College Park, MD </li></ul>
  21. 23. <ul><li>What is the tuition? $13,725.50 per semester </li></ul>
  22. 25. <ul><li>Food on the 15 th </li></ul><ul><li>Neighbor Ride </li></ul><ul><li>Prince Georges House </li></ul><ul><li>Why did you do it? It is important to help the community. </li></ul>
  23. 26. <ul><ul><li>Babysitting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Giant </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pizza Hut </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Accomplishments/awards: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Honor roll, athletic award: </li></ul></ul>

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