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Summit School Stages

  The information in this article was submitted by Summit staff. The WOTP Community truly appreciates and values their contribution to WorkPress. Thank you for the inspiration!   Summit School is a private school in Montreal, Quebec, recognized and subsidized in the public interest by the Ministère de L’Education du Québec (MEQ). The language of […]

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Book Review: PEERS Curriculum for School-Based Professionals: Social Skills Training for Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder

  PEERS Curriculum for School-Based Professionals: Social Skills Training for Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder The PEERS curriculum is a 16-week program, clinically proven to improve social skills and social interactions among teens with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). This program is aimed at higher functioning adolescents, focusing on skills related to making and keeping friends, […]

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Book Review: Dyslexia: A Very Short Introduction.

Margaret J. Snowling opens her book Dyslexia: A Very Short Introduction with a chapter titled, “Does Dyslexia Exist?” This powerful question captures the essence of the dyslexia debate and serves as a reminder that dyslexia is a complex and controversial topic. And yes, dyslexia does exist. Dyslexia is defined as “a problem with learning which […]

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Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder and the Workplace

Youth with disabilities face significant challenges as they prepare for the transition from secondary education to adult employment. In Quebec, adults (15-64 years old) with developmental disabilities have the lowest employment rates compared to people with any other type of disability (Deslauriers, 2017). Furthermore, recent data also suggests that the unemployment rate may be higher […]

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Go Ahead: Read That Novel Aloud to Your Students!

As a high school teacher, are you reluctant to read an entire novel (or other type of book) aloud to your students? Maybe reading aloud feels like a pedagogical approach more suited to elementary students? Or, perhaps you do read aloud to your students, as a practical way of reaching the diverse group of learners […]

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