Building Rapport with Autistic Students: Tips for General Educators

Use the tips, suggestions, and advice found in this practical resource to help build rapport with autistic students in the general education classroom. Developing rapport is critical to success with autistic students in general education classrooms, as it effectively helps facilitate a better understanding of, and response to, the student/teacher dynamic. This teacher resource provides more than 15 practical suggestions and exercises for building rapport, and also features general suggestions for building better relationships with all students in your classroom.
Authored by noted autism spectrum disorder (ASD) researcher Dr. Janine Stichter, this expert resource will help you approach rapport-building practically, successfully, and impactfully.
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This resource was developed and provided by iSocial, the University of Missouri, and the Thompson Center for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders. The 32 lessons developed as part of this research-based collaboration have proven efficacy in helping children with autism develop socialization skills. Seven years of research and studies in 60 schools show that significant improvements can be made. For more information on how you can help children with autism and support school requirements, please visit the iSocial website.

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