ALEX Lesson Plans
Subject: Career Cluster Electives (9 - 12), or Education and Training (9 - 12)
Title: Avoiding Scholarship Scams
Description: Every year, thousands of students and parents are defrauded by scholarship scams. By understanding how scholarship scams work, students can better arm themselves against scholarship scam artists. For this lesson, students will create a top 10 list of scholarship scams that will be presented as a school public service announcement, at parent open house, or at a CTSO meeting. This lesson contains a financial aid component.
Enhancing Functional Communication
This podcast provides an overview of how to effectively increase the functional skills of individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). The presenter discusses the different types of communication commonly seen with people on the Spectrum. The presenter also discusses communication impairments that are often seen in people with ASD. Strategies to address communication impairments and examples of the strategies are provided. Lastly, the presenter demonstrates how to incorporate the strategies in different types of environments and in different types of activities.