Providing a choice board for autistic children has many classroom benefits. It not only allows students to let you know what they would like in any given situation, but also gives them another way to communicate in a positive setting.
Puberty is a tumultuous time for all children. Yet, for children with autism who have difficulties communicating, changes in body and emotion can lead to unwanted behaviors and mood swings. Special attention should be given to autism and puberty.
When a child is diagnosed with autism, the whole family is affected. A majority of parental attention will suddenly be devoted to that child and this can make life difficult for siblings of autistic children.
Because Asperger’s Syndrome is now officially considered part of the Autism spectrum, it is possible to receive benefits which were previously unavailable. For those with Asperger’s, social security may be a viable option.
Children all develop at their own rate making it difficult to identify a problem until they begin interacting with other children their own age. In many cases, this starts to happen around preschool. Knowing the signs of autism in young children can allow for beneficial early interventions.
Applied behavioral analysis (ABA) is an autism treatment that can be used for a variety of educational purposes. It can be performed in multiple settings and provides a variety of benefits.