Provides professional guidance for practitioners in educational support roles, and offers tools and strategies for working confidently with pupils from across the autistic spectrum.

Working with Differing Learning Styles

Working with differing learning styles

This chapter highlights the different ways in which we all learn, and spends time looking at some of the specific areas that a child with ASD may use their senses to learn. Finding out how the child that you support learns is examined, and support workers are encouraged to find ways to build upon learning modality to the advantage of the child.

A current educational trend is that we need to match up how different people learn with how they are taught. This has expanded the view in schools that not only is it important what the children learn (teaching content) but also how they learn it. Research by Coffield, Moseley Hall and Ecclestone (2004) found around ...

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