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.
Disability Fact Sheet - Autism Classroom Strategies This might seem completley random, however, an idea just clicked, that the theme of my window could be a factfile, called 'label the parts'-- like the sheets you have to fill in when you're at school. and of course my store is called 'Parts' so it has a clever link to the store.
'Living Independently on the Autism Spectrum' picks up many of the themes Lynne Soraya discusses in Asperger's Diary, her blog for Psychology Today. Topics include managing emotional and sensory issues, safety, interviewing for jobs, and connecting with friends and romantic partners. We talked with Soraya, who works in technology for a Fortune 500 firm, about her efforts to help young adults with autism reach their potential.
Ten Commandments for Interacting With Kids On The Autism Spectrum 1. Thou shall not yell when speaking to me. My disability does not impair my hearing and I am extremely bright. Perhaps even brighter than you are. 2. Thou shall not ignore me, talk negatively about me, speak unnaturally slow, or ask questions to others in the room that pertain to me. I can comprehend what you are saying just fine. 3. Thou shall believe in me and help me believe in my skills and self worth. Note the good in…