tutoring an autistic child...

@Cutie18f (9564)
Philippines
September 8, 2012 10:39am CST
The other day a mother came with her nine-year-old autistic child who is in Grade 1 and could not read yet. She had enrolled the kid in many tutorial classes just so the kid will learn how to read but still, nothing has happened. She came to me because a teacher recommended her to me. I know that I have the ability to teach reading to non-readers but my concern is this special child. Will I be able to make her read? What tips can you give me so I can best handle the child so she will be able to read like any normal kid? Any advise would be appreciated.
3 responses
@Shavkat (43680)
• Philippines
9 Sep 12
Teaching an an autistic children are really a tough job. It is expected that the motor development will be delayed. You can try to consult a SPED teacher, if you have the chance.
@Cutie18f (9564)
• Philippines
10 Sep 12
Thanks, Shavkat.
@blinjk (613)
• Philippines
16 Sep 12
Well,you have an amazing opportunity and I really want to have an experience in teaching reading to an special child.In learning how to read, repetition is always the key to it.Then use colors so that the child will try to remember it.Then start with the basics.
@Cutie18f (9564)
• Philippines
18 Sep 12
Repetition and the use of colors. Yes, I will remember those. Thanks, Blinjk.
• Indonesia
10 Sep 12
I think you get an amazing opportunity when you get a recommendation to teach an autistic child to read, good you take it, because maybe if someone else gets it, the other person will reject it because it sees the difficulty to teach. I think you should do when mengjar children with special kelbiha is a patience. Goog Luck.
@Cutie18f (9564)
• Philippines
10 Sep 12
Thanks Diez. Yes, I am going to do my best in order to get results.