Uniquely Human approach examines each individual

uniquely-webinarA new approach to teaching students with Autism, called the Uniquely Human perspective, is looking to get away from treating Autism as a checklist of deficits—e.g. difficulties interacting with others, sensory challenges, and repetitive behavior—and therapies that focus on eliminating those symptoms.

Instead, Uniquely Human seeks to learn more about the individual and why the behavior might be occurring. The approach is the work of Autism authority Dr. Barry Prizant, who will present a 90 minute webinar on his work (and upcoming book on the subject) hosted...

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Stephen Noonoo

Stephen Noonoo is a former editor of eSchool News. He has served as a consultant for CUE, California’s ISTE affiliate, and as managing editor of its quarterly publication, OnCUE. He has worked as a freelance writer, an education editor for SmartBrief newsletters, and as a staff editor for a well-known publication focusing on education technology.