ASD and Literacy (1) The Intersection of Cognition and Literacy in Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Presented by Christina R. Carnahan, Ed.D Associate Professor, U of Cincinnati & Pamela S. Williamson, Ph.D. Associate Professor, U of North Carolina, Greensboro

Individuals with autism spectrum disorder have a variety of strengths and differences that influence both their reading comprehension and written expression. Part 1 of this series highlights the cognitive profiles common in ASD and the effect on literacy learning.

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Previewing Text Using T.H.I.E.V.E.S
Before-Reading Preview Response
Expanding the Ways We Preview Books
Script example
National Autism Center at May Institute
National Professional Development Center on ASD

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