Autism in the Elementary School Classroom
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The paper discusses how elementary school students suffering from autism display a number of unique and exceptional traits which make learning in the mainstream classroom a challenge. This paper explores some of the challenges for autistic children, their teachers and classmates. The paper explores practices to accomodate these students within the context of regular education.
From the Paper:"Autism has, ...lifelong effects on how children learn to be social beings, to take care of themselves, and to participate in the community... Thus, educational planning must address both the needs typically associated with autistic disorders and needs associated with accompanying disabilities. (Lord & McGee 1) Autism is a developmental disability that causes "substantial impairments in social interaction and communication and the presence of unusual behaviors and interests." Children who suffer from this condition often..."
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