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SAP to Recruit Workers with Autism

05/26/2013 – 4:49 pm |

A German software company, SAP has recently pledged to recruit employees on the autism spectrum. The company believes that it will diversify talents and has already run a successful pilot program. Read More…

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Thinking Inside the Box (Part 2): The Schedule

03/15/2009 – 11:17 pm |
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Visual schedules allow students with autism to transition and complete multi-step tasks without assistance. As students gain independence in using a schedule system they are better able to enter general education settings. For the beginning learner schedules are very concrete, placed in a fixed location, and provide visual cues throughout transitions. As students become more advanced, these schedules are replaced by portable, text-based schedules and checklists similar to those used by many people to keep organized.

Thinking Inside the Box (part 1): The TEACCH Method

03/08/2009 – 1:31 am |
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Interventions for children with autism typically emphasize the interaction between the teacher and student. However, the learning environment-its structure, stimuli, and teaching materials-may also contribute to the effectiveness of interventions. Students with autism usually learn best in highly structured and predictable environments. University of North Carolina’s TEACCH program created a methodology for developing learning environments that reduce behavior problems and increase learning. However, educators should recognize that structured environments are only one piece of the array interventions necessary to teach students with autism.