ERIC Number: EJ796922
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007
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Teaching Students with Autism to Read Pictures
Cihak, David F.
Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, v1 n4 p318-329 Oct-Dec 2007
This study examined the use of teaching three students with autism how to comprehend pictures. Students were elementary-aged, did not speak, and needed communication training. Students were provided systematic visual literacy instruction. Visual literacy instruction consisted of comprehending familiar people, objects, actions, and sequences through motor demonstration. Students successfully acquired how to read pictures and generalize its understanding. Visual literacy skills were maintained at a 100% level for up to nine weeks.
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