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ERIC Number: EJ1096532
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016-May
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1053-4512
Systematically Teaching Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder about Expository Text Structures
Carnahan, Christina R.; Williamson, Pamela
Intervention in School and Clinic, v51 n5 p293-300 May 2016
Students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) represent an increasing number of learners in general education classrooms. While reading comprehension instruction has received growing attention, learners with ASD continue to experience poor academic outcomes. This article describes a research-based approach to teaching students with ASD to comprehend expository text in the context of standards-based instruction. Included is a description of the characteristics of ASD that influence expository text comprehension.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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