Discover These Autism Teaching Resources

Best Websites and Books To Teach Autistic Kids

I’m grateful for you gifted teachers and therapists who help autistic kids day in and day out. A teacher can spend up to 40 hours a week with children and teenagers on the autism spectrum.  Imagine the impact s/he can have! To help you teachers and therapists, I’ve found some autism teaching resources for you. You’ll […]

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Temple Grandin’s Teaching Tips for Children on the Autism Spectrum

Tips For Teaching Autistic Children

Are you teaching autistic children this year? Even if you’re not, you may be a parent or other professional who wants to empower your child or student, not hinder her or him. Teachers, counselors, speech therapists, occupational therapists, and parents and relatives all need teaching tips for children on the autism spectrum. Dr. Temple Grandin, […]

Here’s a Simple Step to Teach Empathy to Your Asperger’s Child

Teaching Children with Autism Empathy The average person is tuned to the following station, WIIFM. This station is called, “What’s In It For Me?” However, the average person is smart enough to realize that he needs to be tuned into his friend’s thoughts, feelings, interests, etc. to make and keep up friendships.   “People Blindness” […]

Have You Discovered These Positive Characteristics of Children With Aspergers?

Positive Characteristics of Autism

Positive psychology is a breath of fresh air in the field of psychology. For too long, psychology followed a medical model, in which you are diagnosed with a condition, given a diagnosis, and then told about all the things that are wrong with you. Unfortunately, this thinking can spill over into the world of parents […]

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What Everybody Ought To Know About Relating on the Autism Spectrum

I remember watching a show called Northern Exposure.  One of the characters in the TV show was a “Bubble Man” who could not live outside his bubble because his immune system could not handle regular germs. I wonder how many individuals on the autism spectrum sometimes feel this way: allergic to the confusion that comes […]