Teaching via Telehealth Learning has evolved over the years, and the way we teach must adapt. When the idea of online learning was first imagined, it seemed like a far off and futuristic goal. In 2020, it is a reality. Although virtual learning has been around for a while, the covid-19 pandemic hurled a bunch Read more about Telehealth Tips[…]
During the current COVID-19 pandemic, parents need to be armed with the right tools to not only manage, but educate their children at home. We are going to be creating and collecting an ongoing list of resources of technology sites and apps that parents can use at home with their children. This list is by Read more about Resources for Children with Autism During COVID-19[…]
Materials for an ABA program don’t have to cost a ton of money. We’re big fans of keeping it simple and doable. Fancy, laminated cards look pretty but if something else can get the job done for a fraction of the time and cost – that’s a winner! Besides for a few materials that we Read more about Top 5 Must-Have ABA Program Materials[…]
Before I had kids, I swore that my children wouldn’t be raised on television and media and I would never use a screen as a babysitter. For many years, we did not even have a television in our house. I imagined that we would do enjoyable things together like baking, arts and crafts, and puzzles. Read more about Technology – Love it or Hate It?[…]
Have a tablet? Use it to help your kids learn. Since iPads are cool, they’ll be motivated to do their ABCs. Here are the educational apps we like the most, because they’re highly effective and super fun. Apps are a great tool for you child with (or without) ASD. […]
Rain Man is one of the most popular movies featuring autism, but it’s not the only flick worth renting if you want to see ASD in action on the big screen. After the kids are in bed, curl up with a bowl of popcorn and watch one of these good films showcasing Autism: […]
Check out this cool new comic for kids with ASD: http://www.nbcnews.com/feature/making-a-difference/comic-book-stars-worlds-first-hero-autism-n190321 http://facevaluecomics.com Looking for more media that includes people with Autism? Check out our post on 7 Films Featuring Autism!
Wendy Chung’s TED Talk: Autism – What we know (and what we don’t know yet) https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=wKlMcLTqRLs Read our post about Developmental Milestones!
There are no long term research studies done yet, but this may be the way of the future for some individuals with ASD. http://gulfnews.com/1.1254589 Also interesting in brain news… http://abcnews.go.com/Health/eegs-someday-diagnose-autism/story?id=16646255 Read more about Detecting Early Signs of Autism!
The Organization for Autism Research (OAR) has developed the following research-based materials: The Kit for Kids (free): This kit is designed to teach elementary and middle school students about their peers with autism. http://www.researchautism.org/resources/KitforKidsResource.asp The Aspergers DVD Series ($5): The purpose of this DVD is to educate college professors (and others) about what it’s like to be a Read more about Resources from OAR: the Organization for Autism Research[…]