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Autism Spectrum Disorders: Interdisciplinary Teaming in Schools

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Autism Spectrum Disorders: Interdisciplinary Teaming in Schools


Ervin, M. (2003, April 15). The ASHA Leader.

Alex is very interested in school. He loves the unit on dinosaurs that his fourth-grade teacher is presenting. He knows more dinosaur facts than anyone else in the class. He can tell you when Triceratops roamed the earth (65 million years ago), what they ate (small trees, saplings, and bushes), the meaning of their name (tree-horned head), and when and by whom the first fossil specimen was found (in 1888 by John Bell Hatcher). But despite his prodigious thirst for knowledge and his remarkable memory, Alex is one of his teacher's most challenging students.

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