Quick tips and strategies to get you started. If yoou haven’t even tried AI let me help you get started.



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How AI Assistants Can Support Neurodiverse Students

Overview of ChatGPT and Other AI Tools

– Brief explanation of what ChatGPT and other AI tools are and how they work

Using AI to Create Accommodations

– Example of creating accommodations for executive functioning challenges

– Mention other types of accommodations AI can help generate

 Adapting Lessons to Special Interests

– Share transcript example of adapting a planets lesson to use Minecraft

 Simplifying Complex Concepts

– Example of summarizing an accounting document in simple terms

 Generating Options to Reduce Anxiety

– How AI can provide choices for resources, topics, etc. to reduce anxiety


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Top 10 Tips for Supporting Neurodiverse Students with AI Assistants

    1. Start with a clear, detailed prompt – Explain exactly what you need help with.
    2. Specify your role (teacher, parent, therapist, etc.) – “I am a teacher looking for accommodations for a student with ADHD.”
    3. Ask for simpler explanations of complex topics – “Summarize this accounting document in simple terms, as if explaining to a 12 year old.”
    4. Generate accommodations tailored to specific students – “Provide 3 accommodations to help a perfectionistic high school student complete an essay.”
    5. Adapt lessons using students’ special interests – “Teach me about planets using examples from Minecraft to keep me engaged.”
    6. Reduce anxiety by offering choices of resources/options – “Give me 2 website recommendations for learning about geology appropriate for a 3rd grader.”
    7. Summarize documents, websites, transcripts – Put a URL or text into the AI to get a concise summary.
    8. Check for accuracy and edit as needed – The AI can make mistakes so review and adjust the content.
    9. Use Claude for longform content, ChatGPT for conversations – Claude allows more words, ChatGPT is better for back-and-forth.
    10. Explore tools like BARD for internet-updated info – BARD connects to live Google results vs. ChatGPT’s 2021 database.

As Andrew said, “AI assistants are like having a very smart personal assistant on hand to help generate ideas, content and resources.” Let me know if you would like me to modify or add anything to these tips!