Assessing And Developing Communication And Thinking Skills by Kate Silver, Paul Dobson

Assessing And Developing Communication And Thinking Skills by Kate Silver, Paul Dobson

By Kate Silver, Paul Dobson

This totally photocopiable source deals a versatile framework for the overview and improvement of verbal exchange and pondering abilities of youngsters with autistic spectrum issues (ASDs). utilizing useful evaluation sheets and curricula, it permits academics, educators and different execs to watch how teenagers use and comprehend language, list their talents in an review checklist and persist with their growth through the years.

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Where? In one-to-one situations? In small groups? S24 9. Does he take turns appropriately or ‘hog’ the conversation? Does this vary with the conversation partner(s)? S25 10. Does he monitor the listener’s response? How? When? S26 11. Does he clarify what he has said when you do not understand? Is this with or without prompting? S27 12. Is he an ‘active’ listener? Describe what he does when you are talking. © Autism Initiatives 2005 37 ü S28 13. How does he maintain or develop conversation? S29 S33 S30 14.

Does he respond when you initiate conversation? S29 36 © Autism Initiatives 2005 ü S23 8. Does he initiate conversation? With whom? Where? In one-to-one situations? In small groups? S24 9. Does he take turns appropriately or ‘hog’ the conversation? Does this vary with the conversation partner(s)? S25 10. Does he monitor the listener’s response? How? When? S26 11. Does he clarify what he has said when you do not understand? Is this with or without prompting? S27 12. Is he an ‘active’ listener? Describe what he does when you are talking.

Comment on his development of a concept of time and time-related vocabulary. U28 Can he understand ‘when’ questions? g. when did you go shopping? ) U25 10. Can he understand ‘how’ questions? g. how did you make that? ) U29 11. Comment on his awareness of ambiguity/literal interpretation. U30 12. Can he understand implied meaning? U31 13. Can he draw inferences from situations? spoken language? U32 34 14. Can he understand idioms? © Autism Initiatives 2005 ü 15. Does he understand humour? slapstick?

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