Teachers In Action-Lynne DiPrato

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Published on July 13, 2016

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Social Skills: Assisting with A.s.: Social Skills: Assisting with A.s. Lynne DiPrato ldiprato@knights.ucf.edu 7/15/2016 EEX4070 Slide2: I conducted my service learning hours at a private residence in the Isleworth community. The family included two parents, two older sons and twin twelve year old boys. One of the twins is unaware that he is living with Asperger Syndrome. Introduction Slide3: A full day spent at Magic Kingdom to work on dealing with large crowds and varying social environments. Assisting with summer assignments for school. Working on organizational skills. Engagement Activities Slide4: Why I Chose This Project Participant Demographics: Participant Demographics IDEA defines a "child with a disability" as a child with: ( i ) . . . mental retardation, hearing impairments (including deafness), speech or language impairments, visual impairments (including blindness), serious emotional disturbance (referred to in this chapter as "emotional disturbance"), orthopedic impairments, autism, traumatic brain injury, other health impairments, or specific learning disabilities; and (ii) who, by reason thereof, needs special education and related services. 99. Asperger Syndrome is a neurobiological disorder on the higher-functioning end of the autism spectrum.  It can “adversely affect the child’s educational performance”. Caucasian 12 Male Service in Action: Service in Action I took this picture of him during our day at Magic Kingdom. He was excited to ride the rides but also liked looking at every single item in the gift shops. This was taken on our organizational skills day. We spent time organizing both his room and cubby in the house. We ended with a golf cart ride to the Country Club in his neighborhood. Perceptions of Differences: Perceptions of Differences Initial Thoughts A Changed Perspective Spending the Entire day with him at Disney really showcased that he has the potential to just be a kid and enjoy himself! It made a big impact on my perception of him beyond his disability. Connections to EEX4070 CW61: Connections to EEX4070 CW61 Intellectual Disabilites , Module 9 Adaptive Behavior Skills, Module 10 Assistive Technology, Module 12 Civic Engagement: Civic Engagement Final Thoughts & Reflections: Final Thoughts & Reflections

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