How To Explain Autism To A Child

How To Explain Autism To A Child

You’ve taught yourself and your spouse all about autism spectrum disorder. You’ve carefully explained ASD to your friends and family. So now comes the question, how do you explain autism to your child with autism? Children with autism spectrum disorder become...
How To Handle Kids With Autism

How To Handle Kids With Autism

Typical children learn by mimicking adults and those around them in order to understand social communication.  Children with autism tend to have difficulty mimicking the action and behaviors of others.  They also have difficulty placing themselves in the context of...
Activities That Ease Writing Troubles

Activities That Ease Writing Troubles

Brushing the teeth is an amazing eye‑hand coordination activity. For that reason, I recommend that children come home after school, perhaps have a light snack, brush their teeth, and then initiate homework. No, I don’t have stock in toothpaste.Brushing the teeth...
Why Do We Hum?

Why Do We Hum?

Why Do We Hum? Why do we hum?  Check out Andy’s world: Andy has to hum.  He’s a student with learning disabilities that requires frequent sensory motor breaks to “reboot” his brain. As the curriculum demands have increased, Andy’s ability to process the different and...
Processing Movement

Processing Movement

Not everyone enjoys spinning, but done as a controlled test the expected outcome is to see a flutter action of the pupil for a 7-10 second duration following the revolutions. Some children will show no post-rotary which is suggestive of the difficulty brain and body...

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