Students with severe autism are being taught the most effective and effective way of working, with the best results in the classroom, a national report has found.
The report, published today by the US-based autism advocacy group Autism Speaks, found that the best autistic students in the country were being taught in a way that matched their strengths and needs.
“They are being brought up in a culture that has been trained to value and value them,” said Dr. William Brownell, a professor of psychology at the University of South Australia and one of the authors of the report.
“And if they don’t want to be there, they’re not being given a chance.”
The report looked at the teaching styles and approaches of schools in the US, Canada and the UK, as well as the work of more than 40 schools in Australia.
The most effective methods of teaching autistic children The best autistic teachers, in order of best methods of autism training, were: Teach autistic children in a team setting.
The team has a clear leader who understands the needs of the child.