Tag Archives: Autism

Tips for Enjoying an Autism-Friendly Halloween

[Source:  ABA Learning Lab] Halloween is upon us, and that means most kids (and some adults) are eagerly anticipating dressing up in their favorite costume and enjoying the spoils of trick-or-treating.  We grab our biggest pillowcases, our parents make sure … Continue reading

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Autism Corner: Are You Making These 5 Reinforcement Mistakes?

[Source: Autism Classroom Resources] We all know that reinforcement is a key component of learning for our students in special education.  Really it’s a key component of all people’s learning…students or not. Reinforcement may seem easy, but did you know … Continue reading

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Autism Corner: Making Children on the Spectrum Feel Competent

Editor’s Note:   This article was written for parents, but would be a great resource to share with the parents and guardians of your kiddos with autism. [Source:  My Aspergers Child] A young person with Asperger’s (AS) or High-Functioning Autism (HFA) … Continue reading

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‘Sesame Street’ Changing Attitudes About Autism

[Source: Disability Scoop] Five years after “Sesame Street” put its focus on autism, new research suggests the show’s materials are helping to change minds among parents of kids with and without the developmental disorder. The venerable children’s television show introduced a character … Continue reading

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Art Therapy Corner: Art Therapy for Adolescents with Autism

[Source: Colors of Play] By: Pamela Ullmann, ATR-BC, LCAT copyright 2017. Pamela Ullmann. There are major behavioral challenges with most typically developing adolescents.  However, when dealing with an adolescent with Autism even more behaviors can surface as their bodies, emotions … Continue reading

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