ERIC Number: EJ1022723
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014-May
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 27
Promoting Homework Independence for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders
Hampshire, Patricia Korzekwa; Butera, Gretchen D.; Dustin, Timothy J.
Intervention in School and Clinic, v49 n5 p290-297 May 2014
For students with autism, homework time may be especially challenging due to problems in self-organization and difficulties generalizing skills from one setting to another. Although often problematic, homework can provide a valuable context for teaching organizational skills that become essential as students become more independent. By learning to self-manage, students develop a set of skills necessary for self-determination. This article describes the process for developing an intervention plan for students who may be struggling to complete homework successfully.
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Homework, Intervention, Self Management, Teamwork, Needs Assessment, Program Content, Check Lists, Data Collection, Parent Participation
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