STAR Program: Strategies for Teaching Based on Autism Research ? Level III, Complete Kit
Use this comprehensive, research-based program to teach children with autism the critical skills identified by the 2001 National Research Council. The STAR program includes detailed lesson plans, teaching materials, documentation, and ongoing assessment. Students with autism and other developmental disabilities systematically master receptive language, expressive language, spontaneous language, functional routines, pre-academic and academic skills, social interaction, and play skills.
Select this level if your student can use two or more words (or pictures) to communicate. Additionally, your student should be able to label objects, identify numbers and letters, identify a few words by sight reading, and follow most classroom routines with verbal directions or picture schedule.
With Level III, teach students to:
* expand vocabulary and phrase length
* use prepositions and pronouns
* read more functional sight words
* write with dictation and from memory
* read a simple story in a book. identify and use money
* tell time and use this skill with their classroom schedule
* add and subtract one-digit numbers
* follow more complex routines such as computer use, transitioning between locations and large group activities in and out of the classroom
* participate in school routines such as music, PE, lunch, and recess
* play interactively with peers.