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Autistic People’s Access to Bilingualism and Additional Language Learning: Identifying the Barriers and Facilitators for Equal Opportunities
Bilingualism is a valuable tool that enriches and facilitates cultural, social and lived experiences for autistic and non-autistic people alike. Research consistently finds no negative effects of bilingualism and highlights the potential for positive effects across cognitive and socio-cultural domains for autistic and non-autistic children.
Bilingualism and Autism Spectrum Disorder: What the Research Tells Us
Bileog eolais ó Ionad Uathachas, Ollscoil Washington | Information leaflet from the University of Washington Autism Center https://depts.washington.edu/uwautism/ Research from the UW Autism Center shows that bilingualism may actually provide benefits for children with ASD! It is important to remember that language development itself may occur at a similar pace between monolingual and bilingual children with ASD.
Supporting Students With Special Education Needs In French As A Second Language: A Parent Guide
This guide has been developed as a way to help reassure parents that support is available so that all children can be successful in French as a Second Language (FSL) environments.