Families and Autism Watch the video Families of Kids with Autism Talk about Their Successes (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.. Post your reaction to the video, and then discuss how families of children with autism partner with educators to provide appropriate accommodations for learning and development. Imagine yourself in the role of a teacher of a child with autism in your classroom. Generate a list of research-based best practices for collaborating with the family to build a strong school-family partnership.
Guided Response: Respond to at least two classmates by Day 7. Extend their thinking by asking clarifying questions about specific details of their proposed partnership or by sharing insight on possible accommodations that may be necessary. Share any further strategies for partnering with families that you have found to be effective.