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My Bright Grandson Struggles in the Classroom

My 6-year-old grandson has autism and struggles in school. He isn’t doing is work in the classroom but can play spelling and math games on his iPad. He has a very sharp memory but just can’t seem to focus at school. Any suggestions? — Barb Hey Barb, your grandson sounds like so many children I […]

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Inspired Dad Transforms the Way Special Needs Children Develop and Learn

Inspired Dad Transforms the Way Special Needs Children Develop and Learn http://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/dad-transforms-autism-develop-and-learn

Autism Warrior: Rupert Isaacson is founder and co-director of the Horse Boy Foundation which consists of two main programs: The Horse Boy Method, an equine therapy that addresses the nervous system and builds neuroplasticity for autism, attention deficit disorder (ADD) and other related conditions Movement Method, a kinetic learning program applicable for both home and classroom. […]

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Best Ways to Explain Your ASD Child’s Needs to Teachers

Best Ways to Explain Your ASD Child's Needs to Teachers http://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/explain-asd-childs-needs-to-teachers

When it comes to autism, there can be many misconceptions and misunderstandings in the classroom environment. Sometimes, parents of children with autism in mainstream settings are blamed for their child’s unusual behaviors; teachers may not accept that behaviors they are seeing are typical of autism. This is probably because autism isn’t always apparent when a […]

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Important Strategies that Can Help Autistic Kids in the Classroom

Important Strategies that Can Help Autistic Kids in the Classroom https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/strategies-helping-autistic-kids-in-classroom

“If a child cannot learn in the way we teach…we must teach in a way the child can learn.” —Ignacio Estrada Let me begin with sharing a piece of a conversation I had while working with a differently-abled child: Colleague: “Miss, whenever you find the time, please meet me.” Me: “Sure.” Child: “Miss, I can […]

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New System to Help Children with Autism Learn Better in a Classroom Setting

New System to Help Children with Autism Learn Better in a Classroom Setting http://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/new-system-classroom-setting-for-autism

It’s common for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) to experience sensory overload or adverse reactions to sensory input more often than their neurotypical classmates. Some children with ASD find processing stimuli, such as sights and sounds, difficult and exhibit hypersensitivity to being touched. Sensory overload can occur in the classroom when multiple stimuli occur simultaneously, […]

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