I AM COME THAT THEY MIGHT HAVE LIFE, AND THAT THEY MIGHT HAVE IT MORE ABUNDANTLY (JOHN 10:10)
Sample Lesson: Teaching One Student
NOTE: A student does not have to be sitting perfectly quietly to learn. This is true for "typical" individuals, but also for individuals with disabilities. One reason for this is many of the brain areas are under-connected.1, 2, 3 If you or I sang while we wrote, we'd end up writing what we sing. For many of them, because the brain parts are not coordinating and integrating as smoothly, they may sing a song while they listen and accurately choose for example. Here she bounces, hums, and looks around while she responses. Her responses are accurate:
Teaching a Limited Verbal Individual
Teaching Two Students Together
1-Uta Firth, Autism: Explaining the Enigma (Oxford: Blackwell, 1989). 2-Mukhopadhyay, S. (2008). Understanding Autism through Rapid Prompting Method. (Pg. 26) Denver: Outskirts Press, Inc 3-M.A. Just et al, "Functional and anatomical cortical underconnectivity in autism: evidence from an MRI study of an executive function task and corpus callosum morphometry," Cerebral Cortex, 13 June 2006: 951-961.