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Isabelle Farrington College of Education Presents “Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder Inside the Classroom.”

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BY GRAHAM O’DWYER STAFF REPORTER  On Nov. 7, the Isabelle Farrington College of Education hosted a colloquium at Sacred Heart’s Oakview campus discussing how to accommodate students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in mainstream classrooms.    The presentation was sponsored by the Education and Speech-Language Pathology departments, and introduced a range of strategies for enhancing both inclusion and academic success of these students.    “There is no clear-cut understanding of what helps a child with autism,” said Eugene McDonagh, senior History major. “Everyone learns differently, and autism is another part of this that we have to consider.”    According to…