Accommodating students with autism

Strategies for accommodating ASD students in GPE have caught my attention as a future physical education teacher because in my old high school, ASD students were not included in GPE.

ASD students were mostly kept separated and away from the non-disabled students.

Robison discusses the messages of Be Different in the videos below: , a guide for those with Asperger's, autism, and other disabilities to achieve success by discovering and building on unique skills while minimizing social disabilities.

In the videos above, Robison discusses the message of We're joined today by John Elder Robison author of "Be Different: Adventures of a Free-Range Aspergian" and previously, "Look Me in the Eye." John is an accomplished Aspergian having worked in the rock music industry, creating some wonderful guitar, pyro-technic, and other musical effects as well as building his own very successful car repair company based up in Massachusetts. Talk a little bit about who you wrote the book for? When I wrote "Look Me in the Eye" it was a story of my life that illustrated how Asperger's had maybe shaped me, how I was influenced by this autism thing…

Some things were good for me, some things were bad, and some were like a mix.

And I think that's probably how it is for everyone, so I wrote the book for people who want more insight than "Look Me in the Eye" gave them.

The only time ASD students were around other students, was during their lunch period.

As future physical educator, if there are any students with ASD or other disorders in my school, I will want them in my GPE class. J., felt afraid “to the point of paralysis.” Schwanwede, who has Asperger’s syndrome, didn’t know how to join campus groups or make friends, and he had trouble keeping up with his assignments. (MCT) _ When he first arrived at Fairleigh Dickinson University, Brian Schwanwede of River Edge, N.They’re “formal” because the law says they must be followed.Sometimes you and the teacher can work together to put informal supports in place without an IEP or 504 plan.If your child has an Individualized Education Program (IEP) or 504 plan, accommodations are written into the plan.

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