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.
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.
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Below you will find a social story about going to the dentist, to help children prepare for check-ups/appointments. Social stories are a research-based tool used to help children prepare for real-life events. They can help ease anxiety or set expectations for behavior in certain situations. Social stories are often used for children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD), anxiety disorders, or for any child that …
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1) Free Social Stories Social stories are a research-based method used to help children prepare for real-life events. They can help ease anxiety or set expectations for behavior in a certain situation. Here are four social stories on the following topics: behavior in school, behavior in a restaurant, preparing for a doctor’s appointment, and accepting the word no. All About Going …
As a behavior specialist and school psychologist, I often hear parents of children on the autism spectrum asking what support schools can provide for their child. Children with autism often have an Individualized Education Program (IEP) in school to enable them to have specific goals, accommodations, and modifications; however, some parents may be unsure of what should actually be put in …
Working with children and adults on the autism spectrum for over 19 years, I have noticed a trend in the learning style of many of my students. They often do best with academic tasks that incorporate visual structure, have a clear beginning and ending, and have a reduced amount of visual clutter. Research supports the theory that building visual structure into tasks is an effective approach to …
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