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This year’s theme, “Celebrating 40 Years of Progressive Leadership,” acknowledges TASH’s 40 years of generating change within the disability community and anticipates a brighter, more inclusive future for people with disabilities in all aspects of life. Each year, the TASH Conference impacts the disability field by connecting attendees to innovative information and resources, facilitating connections between stakeholders within the disability movement, and helping attendees reignite their passion for an inclusive world.

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Wednesday, December 2 • 4:30pm - 7:30pm
Generalization of comprehension across content areas for students with ASD LIMITED

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In order to include students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in the general classroom, teachers need to consider the unique challenges experienced by individuals with ASD. Students with ASD often struggle with text comprehension as well as generalization. This session will consider the text comprehension research for students with ASD. Participants will be provided with examples of how to implement strategies to increase comprehension during core content instruction. Participants will learn techniques for programming for effective generalization across people, settings and materials, with an emphasis on teaching individuals with ASD to access the general classroom and increase independence.

Learning Objectives: 

1. Participants will learn effective text comprehension strategies across core content areas for students with ASD.
2. Participants will learn how to plan for generalization of text comprehension skills, particularly generalization to the general classroom.
3. Participants will learn strategies for adapting text-based content area instruction for learners with ASD in the inclusive setting.



Wednesday December 2, 2015 4:30pm - 7:30pm
Salon F 1402 SW Naito Parkway Portland, OR 97201

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