October 15, 2021
Next to family and friends, few people have greater influence on children than teachers
School is critical for students with autism to develop academic, social, and life skills necessary for independence. Your challenge as a teacher is to help assimilate your students with autism into the classroom, balance the educational needs of many, and foster a supportive culture of acceptance. Your studies in education and position as an educator prepared you well for the overall challenges of teaching. But do you feel prepared to provide individualized attention to a child with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in your classroom? Are your students supportive and understanding of their classmates with autism?