The Easily Discouraged Asperger’s Student: Tips for Parents and Teachers

There are two schools of thought when it comes to the education of the easily discouraged youngster. Some teachers believe the Least Restrictive Environment (LRE) is in the “mainstream” classroom, while others believe the LRE should be in an environment that gives the correct amount of structure for that individual person. 

No matter where the child is placed, the right techniques can help in the right kind of environment. Research has shown that AS and HFA students do best in an environment that is predictable, stable, and structured. These kids need help in frustration-management and self-control through coaching, modeling, and teaching.

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1 comment:

  1. I particularly appreciate your constructive tips on getting kids themselves involved in their own learning.