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Ways to Prepare for Exams in the New School Year with Autism

Ways to Prepare for Exams in the New School Year with Autism http://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/prepare-exams-new-school-year-autism

Exams can be particularly difficult for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).  As a teacher with autism, I completely understand.  Different timetables, different rooms…and that’s before you even think about worrying about doing well.  So, how can parents help? 1. Preparation Many children with ASD struggle if they are not in their routine. It’s therefore […]

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Social Stories for Autistic Children

Social Stories For Autistic Children

Brief background of social stories for kids with ASD Social stories for autism were conceptualized in 1991 by pediatric doctor and autism researcher, Dr. Carol Gray. She wanted to help enhance the social skills and behaviors of individuals with ASD. Social stories can teach proper social interaction by giving a brief description of a situation […]

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Universal Language of Mind – Revealing a Voice for Autism

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I had just retired from teaching and received a call to finish out a maternity leave for a special education teacher.  I made arrangements with the teacher to become acquainted with the students and the program.  I walked into this huge classroom and saw with amazement that a large part of the room was blocked […]

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