Bridging The Gap

Alexander will talk about his experience in school, from Kindergarten through Grade 12. In Grade 1 and 2, Alexander was home schooled. In Grade 3, he started attending half days, transitioning to full time schooling. Alexander will talk about his increased connections in the school and the challenges associated with navigating elementary school from the perspective of a student with autism. The growth and challenges he faced in secondary school, from a social and academic standpoint, as well as the difficulties he had to overcome without an aide for support are also covered in this captivating look at how we, as educators, can better connect and support our students on the spectrum.

Target Audience
Applicable to all (e.g. K-12)

Language of Instruction
English

Sponsoring PSA
Middle Years and Provincial Intermediate Teachers' Association (myPITA)

Sessions



Presenter

Alexander Magnussen

Alexander Magnussen is an educational speaker.

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