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2018 PREPARING FOR PRIMARY ONE – STRATEGIES AND APPLICATIONS SERIES: READING AND SPELLING

Target Audience

Parents & Caregivers

Fees

 Full fee: S$78.00 per participant
(inclusive of GST, handout materials and refreshments)

When

Start Date: 2018-11-13
End Date: 2018-11-13
Time: 9am to 12pm
Duration: 3 hr(s)

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Programme Description

Reading for meaning or reading comprehension is an area of difficulty for some children with autism.

A shared reading approach known as Dialogic Reading (DR) uses specific prompts to encourage an interactive dialogue to enhance the oral language skills necessary for future reading comprehension. DR has been adapted to include specific prompts to elicit joint attention and interaction with children with autism.

‘Backward Chaining’ and ‘Look Say Cover Write Check (LSCWC)’ are two strategies that are used to teach the child spelling in a way that encourages self-checking and evaluation.

Backward Chaining minimizes mistakes and allows the child to have the immediate satisfaction of completing the task which provides a natural reinforcement. LSCWC uses a systematic approach and is able to incorporate multisensory strategies.

This training includes watching videos or demonstrations of the approaches / strategies. Participants will also get to practice the strategies with feedback provided.

Learning Goals:

Upon completion of the training workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the learning strengths and difficulties of young children with autism
  • Understand key tools and strategies to support learning
  • Application of tools and strategies to leverage on the child’s strengths to support his/her learning

Targeted Audiences

Parents and Caregivers:

  • Planning to enrol OR have enrolled their child with autism in a mainstream Primary School
  • Whose child with autism is currently in lower primary in a mainstream school

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Special Notes

Closing Date: 5th November 18

Where

Autism Resource Centre (Singapore)

Trainers

 Ms Lian Thomas Payamal,

Ms Lian Thomas Payamal, Chartered Educational Psychologist

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Contact Us

Mr Tan Qiu Quan, Ms Lina Kam, Training Coordinator
Tel: 6323-3258
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About Us

  • About Autism Resource Centre

    Autism Resource Centre (Singapore) or ARC(S), was established in response to the growing concern that the needs of this diverse population of people with autism go beyond existing provision. ARC(S) aims to highlight the needs of these individuals and to increase understanding and awareness of autism in our community.

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