Lorrie Ann Harrington originally created this Christmas story to teach her son, who has Autism Spectrum Disorder, new vocabulary, language-based concepts, and social communication skills.
She found that incorporating his interests, including photographs of him in the stories, helps him to stay engaged and relate to the teaching topic more easily.
This eBook focuses on commenting skills centered around the personal pronoun â€œI.â€
This pronoun is used repeatedly throughout the book with a special page designed to teach the relationship between the pronouns â€œIâ€ and â€œme.â€ In addition, the story is structured in such a way that it can be used to help teach children to identify, label, and categorize words and concepts, by commenting on the text and pictures.
â€œRead it to meâ€ by touching the sentences.
“Personalize” with the camera or photo library.
“Subtle animations, sound effects, background music and narration” can all be adjusted to match the needs of the learner.
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