Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Who Says Autism is a Disability?

This article is was first posted on the Friendship Circle of Michigan's site. It is written by Reese Rickards who can be found at radio station b93.com. serving Grand Rapids & Kalamazoo.

The question I have is: Should this student receive the grade of "A" or "F" ? 


The full article can be found by following the link found at the end of this page.

Reese Rickards:

This was sent to me by a member of the listener family.
It took me quite a few minutes to understand what came instantly to this autistic child...


Read more: http://www.b93.com/pages/Reeserickards.html?article=11714606#ixzz2llUN9ESH

Friday, November 22, 2013

Sight Words

Whether teaching elementary, secondary, or adult students, beginning with a solid sight word base builds confidence and enthusiasm for learning.
Sight words are words that cannot be sounded out or the skill of sounding out the word has not been taught.  In order to achieve sight word success, students learn sight words as units and are not asked to attempt to sound out these words using phonetic decoding.

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