Here are some great articles on multisensory learning to help you with your classroom challenges.
In 2017, the general scientific consensus was that learning styles may not exist because there is not enough evidence to prove that they do.
Often, students on an IEP have trouble communicating how they’re feeling or if they have a problem that is affecting their ability to learn. This may often lead to behavior problems with those students.
Children on the autism spectrum are visual, meaning they learn from visual cues that they can relate concepts to. So, any math strategies that can make algebra more visual will help him.
One powerful strategy to accomplish this is by giving students a choice in how they answer questions or solve problems.