ERIC Number: EJ1003738
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012-Dec
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Reference Count: 18
Making Meaning: Strategies for Literacy Learning
Styslinger, Mary E.
Phi Delta Kappan, v94 n4 p40-45 Dec 2012
Some students with Asperger syndrome comprehend text effortlessly, but many others struggle to make meaning of what they read. The unique characteristics of students with Asperger mean teachers must think strategically about how to ensure that they become proficient readers. The author offers seven strategies that teachers can employ to improve the meaning-making for this growing population of students.
Descriptors: Literacy Education, Teaching Methods, Student Needs, Reading Instruction, Asperger Syndrome, Reading Skills, Reading Strategies, Models, Reading Comprehension, Student Interests, Reading Aloud to Others, Visual Aids, Writing Assignments
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