Low Incidence Disabilities

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Low Incidence Disabilities

Asperger's

Tourette's

Asperger’s syndrome is one of the Austism Spectrum Disorders. It can be considered a mild form of autism characterized primarily by:- problems with social interaction,- obsessive interest in specific objects or topics,- resistance to change and- repetative behaviors.

Needs of the Asperger Child- Predictable Schedule- Cooperative Learning Groups- Firm Expectations- PBS - Behavior Management

Teaching any child with a disability can be challenging and extremely rewarding at the same time. Direct instruction of skills, positive behavioral intervention and support, communication between families and schools and a lot of patience and compassion will help all your students be successful in the classroom and prepare them for a bright future.

Tourette’s Syndrome is a neurological disorder in which tics are accompanied by multiple vocal outbursts that may include grunting noises or involuntary movements of the arms. Other symptoms include:- Eye blinking- Facial Grimacing- Shoulder Shrugging- OCD


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