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The History of Autism

The History of Autism

The History of Autism

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Autism Spectrum Disorder & Music [Infographic]

Autism Spectrum Disorder & Music - It been shown how constructive music education is in all areas of cognitive development, but it also proves to be especially helpful to those with ASD. As showcased by this infographic, it basically boils down to the two most indicative symptoms across the spectrum of those with autism. Those being that ASD can be characterized mainly by poor ability to communicate and interact socially, along with being prone to repetitive behaviors and specific interests.

Don't Just Sign... Communicate!: A Student's Guide to Mastering American Sign Language Grammar


At a Glance: 8 Key Executive Functions

Executive functions let people plan, organize and complete tasks. Here's a closer look at this important set of skills—and how executive functioning issues can affect your child's everyday life.

The Special Education Accommodations Infographic provides examples of accommodations for special education students in math, reading, writing, homework & tests, and organization.

Cognitive behavioral interventions for children with ASD need to be visual, engaging and fine-tuned to the particular needs of kids on the spectrum. Here are eight activities for mental health professionals, teachers and SLP's. Tags: autism, asperger's, social skills games, cognitive behavioral therapy. This was pinned by  Follow all our boards.

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Teacher Toolbox - Editable Turquoise Dots Labels

FREE Teacher Toolbox Labels

Timer Trick! Put your timers on stretchy bracelets to keep your students from wandering on washroom trips, extra-long library visits or manage computer sharing time! Kiddos love it!!

Frustrated Choice Board- This is a choice board for students who have the tendency to display inappropriate behaviors when they are frustrated. I have found this helpful to have accessible to students when they begin to escalate. It's great for students who are verbal or non-verbal, as the visual cue helps them to make a better decision.

Brag bracelets for students to wear as you catch them being awesome! I LOVE this idea!! {Via The Hands-On Teacher in First}

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classroom management (flight) plan {printable

Free behavior bracelets let parents know their child did great!

Don't ever assume that a person who is non-verbal can't hear you. Likely, they can and they may even be far more intelligent than you. Think before you speak.

Parent Communication - This is a great idea to let parents know not just that their child showed bad behavior, but what that behavior was. List the classroom rules and mark how many times they were broken, along with any comments. It also allows for the student to say they will make better decisions, and for the parent to sign to show they read it.