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The Challenge of Combining Competing Input in the Classroom

By Davis, Kim

Summary

This online article describes how sensory processing difficulties experienced by individuals with autism can affect students' ability to concentrate in classroom settings. The article suggests that, due to a lack of understanding of these sensory differences, such individuals are often incorrectly seen as inattentive. The article provides lists of accommodations to reduce sensory demands.

The Indiana Resource Center for Autism conducts outreach training, engages in individual consultations, provides ongoing support to school teams, conducts research, and produces and disseminates autism information for professionals and families. [Website]

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Subject(s)

This online article is in English

Publication:

Indiana Resource Center for Autism
Indiana, United States
2005

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