SLANT = Student Success!

SLANT Strategy Supports Impulse Control Many students are challenged when faced with participating in group lessons, especially when new information is introduced. For students on the autism spectrum, pressure from this type of activity may reduce impulse control or their ability to stop behavior that interferes with learning. Lack of impulse control is typically related …

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Students Get to Choose! Structured Choice Making Strategy

We all like to make choices for ourselves and this is especially true for students. Giving students opportunities to make choices is an excellent strategy for increasing engagement and mental flexibility. When we allow a student to choose an activity, it gives her the sense that she has more control, which will likely increase her …

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