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Although autism can create difficulty in learning, many people with autism can not only perform their jobs effectively but succeed at the very highest levels. This article lists 11 of the famous celebrities and people with autism throughout history.
Remote learning (also called distance learning) can be a particular challenge for students with autism and other special needs. This article provided several resources for teaching children with autism over the internet.
The process of obtaining an IEP in public schools can take some time. This article outlines the procedures for requesting evaluations and implementing an initial IEP. Factors taken into account by the school team in determining eligibility for special education are also discussed.
If your child is struggling to keep up in school, you may be wondering if they would benefit from an IEP, or individualized education program. This article will help you to think through the steps to help determine whether your child needs or would benefit from an IEP. Other options like a 504 plan are also discussed.
It can be difficult to motivate those students that don’t seem to have that drive for learning on their own. This article provides 101 reinforcement ideas for students with autism. We include a variety of ideas from categories including food, activities, sensory, attention, electronics, and toys.
Social stories are short stories that can help explain life and social skills to individuals with autism. This study demonstrates that a social story can help children with and without autism to learn the skill of toothbrushing and improve dental hygiene.
Task analysis is an ABA strategy for teaching children complex tasks such as brushing teeth and washing hands. We include examples for these and other important hygiene and getting dressed tasks. This strategy is perfect for special education classrooms and for parents working with kids in the home.
It can be difficult to find the right resources for teaching children with autism. This article is a round-up of some of the most popular and effective tools to supplement ABA therapy in a preschool or kindergarten autism classroom.