Document Type

Oral Presentation

Location

SURC Room 201

Start Date

15-5-2014

End Date

15-5-2014

Keywords

Asperger's Syndrome, Learning Strategies

Abstract

When working with a student with Asperger’s syndrome, tutoring strategies can vary depending on the person implementing them. The purpose of the presentation is to discuss current research in regards to successful tutoring strategies for students with Asperger’s syndrome, and which of these strategies have been successful in the high school student with Asperger’s syndrome’s academic endeavors. Dr. Shu-Fei Tsai, a faculty member of CWU, provided training on the use of self-management skills. Both the sibling and the tutor have been assisting the student with Asperger’s syndrome to implement self-management skills to track his academic work. The outcomes demonstrated that the student improved his assignment completion and academic performance through using self-management skills. The sibling and the tutor will discuss their experience of helping the student with Asperger’s syndrome. Furthermore, the student will share his voice of using these self-management abilities.

Faculty Mentor(s)

Tsai, Shu-Fei

Additional Mentoring Department

Special Education

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May 15th, 12:40 PM May 15th, 1:00 PM

Supporting a Student with Asperger’s Syndrome: Perspectives From The Student, Sibling, and Non-Familial Tutor

SURC Room 201

When working with a student with Asperger’s syndrome, tutoring strategies can vary depending on the person implementing them. The purpose of the presentation is to discuss current research in regards to successful tutoring strategies for students with Asperger’s syndrome, and which of these strategies have been successful in the high school student with Asperger’s syndrome’s academic endeavors. Dr. Shu-Fei Tsai, a faculty member of CWU, provided training on the use of self-management skills. Both the sibling and the tutor have been assisting the student with Asperger’s syndrome to implement self-management skills to track his academic work. The outcomes demonstrated that the student improved his assignment completion and academic performance through using self-management skills. The sibling and the tutor will discuss their experience of helping the student with Asperger’s syndrome. Furthermore, the student will share his voice of using these self-management abilities.