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1. Autistic Student

1.1. Profile

1.1.1. difficulty with long questions/instructions

1.1.2. easily distracted/over stimulated

1.1.3. low fine motor skills

1.2. Interests

1.2.1. numbers

1.2.2. horses

1.2.3. Ipad

1.3. Readiness

1.3.1. high functioning

1.3.2. good decoding skills

1.3.3. good rote memory

1.4. strategies to try

1.4.1. Smartboard or touch screen

1.4.2. visuals: steps on how to complete it w/ pictures

1.4.3. visual calendar to show due dates/times

1.4.4. headphones to block out distractions/noise

1.4.5. eye contact

1.5. Inclusive education for autism (Feb 27, 12). Differentiating curriculum. www.inclusiveedautism.blogspot.com

1.6. Osterling, Ann (Feb 17, 11). Improving reading comprehension in children with autism spectrum disorders. www.scilearn.com/blog

2. Dyslexia student

2.1. Profile

2.1.1. slow to learn connection between letters and sounds

2.1.2. letter reversals

2.1.3. poor fine motor

2.1.4. difficulty reading aloud

2.2. Interests

2.2.1. Video games

2.2.2. soccer

2.2.3. Dirt Bikes

2.3. Readiness

2.3.1. age appropriate oral language

2.3.2. understands basic concepts of print

2.3.3. identifies some letters of alphabet

2.4. Strategies to use

2.4.1. Audio books/Cd player

2.4.2. you tube for books on video

2.4.3. graphic organizer (outline)

2.4.4. letter strips on desk

2.4.5. clarify directions: highlight or underline significant parts

2.5. International Dyslexia Association (2013). Accomodating students with dyslexia in all classroom settings. www.readingrockets.org/article

2.6. Wikipedia (July 5, 15). Reading readiness in the United States. www.wikipedia.org/reading-readiness.