Research-based easy-to-implement strategies to help a child with impulsive behaviors improve their impulse control,
Award winning author, school psychologist, and mom of a son on the autism spectrum shares her experience and perceptions.
Sample after school visual schedule for children with autism or ADHD
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Check out these research-based academic strategies to teach students on the autism spectrum. These engaging activities often assist students with feeling engaged and increase focus.
Visualizing and Verbalizing is a research-based strategy that helps students visualize information so they can comprehend it. Students learn to build pictures in their minds to represent text.
Use mini-schedules to help your child be cooperative and confident as they crush their goals and go through their day. Get free visual schedule ideas for chldren on the autism spectrum or those with other behavioral needs.
Find out about the difference between autism and asperger’s and the characteristics of autism spectrum disorder.
Research-based strategies to help someone on the autism spectrum become independent in using the toilet.
Check out these 15 Research-Based Behavior Strategies for Children on the Autism Spectrum for parents and teachers to use at home and in school.
Experience and research helps us understand the benefits of hands-on learning for children. Find out more with research links and concrete examples.
This comprehensive research-based program (Corrective Reading) has been found to be effective for students with learning disabilities, intellectual disabilities, and autism spectrum disorder.
Man on the autism spectrum shares his real-life perspective and viewpoint about stimming, and sensory overload.
Check out some of the best books to teach social skills. Research shows that books and games are a great way to teach and help students improve social skills.
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Teachers often report that keeping students focused on the task at hand is a challenge. While there are many strategies to improve time on-task and behavior in the classroom, research studies support the use of self-monitoring apps as one method for making a positive difference for students. For more on this research see: Implementation of a self-monitoring application to improve …
People with typically functioning sensory systems learn to tolerate stimulation through their senses in many different ways. They also learn how to use the information they receive through their senses to control themselves and their movements and interact with the world around them. For example, just as our eyes detect visual information and relay that information to the brain for …
Find out where to find some of the best autism materials and supplies for learning and sensory needs online (for therapy and home use) National Autism Resources
Social stories are a research-based tool used to help children prepare for real-life events. They can be used to teach someone what to expect or how to behave in a particular setting. Because no situation is the same, it may be helpful to talk to your child about how their restaurant experience might be different from the story below. For example, in this story …
Experts at Michigan State University have demonstrated that kids with ADHD have better focus and are less distracted after a 20 minute exercise session. Matthew Pontifex, assistant professor of kinesiology at Michigan State University, and lead researcher for the study said: “This provides some very early evidence that exercise might be a tool in our nonpharmaceutical treatment of ADHD. Maybe our first …
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