Written BY an autistic 14 year old - who better to tell us what is going on inside their minds -and how they'd like us to reach out to them... "How to Talk to an Autistic Kid" by Daniel Stefanski is a great book to add to your shelf!
WBL is BAD FOR AUTISTIC KIDS! This blog post by Autistic advocate Alyssa explains how "Whole Body Listening" IGNORES the fact that things like stimming and looking away are adaptive behaviors that help autistic kids focus- and holds them to MORE STRICT standards than mainstreamed students! Instead, teach your students about whole body understanding- http://ih0.redbubble.net/image.52320290.5678/flat,1000x1000,075,f.u2.jpg
A new Disney movie will be coming out soon! Inside Out talks about a girl named Riley and her emotions that we get to literally hear. How does that connect with Autism? Read Disney How Inside Out Movie Connects With Autism for the details!