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Parsons, Lynn D. – TEACHING Exceptional Children, 2006
Many students with disabilities have difficulty acquiring social skills, especially those necessary for employment. Students with autism struggle because of problems with (1) theory of mind; (2) reading facial expressions; (3) auditory processing problems; and (4) a lack of exposure to social conventions. Virtual reality and video have been used…
Descriptors: Autism, Asperger Syndrome, Video Technology, Secondary School Students
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Lock, Robin H.; Layton, Carol A. – TEACHING Exceptional Children, 2001
Discussion of self-advocacy for postsecondary students with learning disabilities considers learning characteristics, self-advocacy as a critical transition skill, identification of intrinsic processing abilities, developing a self-advocacy plan, and the increasing need for postsecondary accommodations. Insets include a sample self-advocacy plan,…
Descriptors: Academic Accommodations (Disabilities), College Students, Learning Disabilities, Postsecondary Education