Now You Can Improve Your Communication on the Autism Spectrum

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TranslatorHere Is Another Communication Tip For the Autism Spectrum One of the autism spectrum facts that greatly impacts an individual’s ability to communicate effectively and build relationships is called theory of mind. According to Wikipedia, theory of mind is the ability to attribute mental states—beliefs, intents, desires, pretending, knowledge, etc.—to oneself and others and to [...]

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

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TranslatorTeachers, counselors, speech therapists, occupational therapists, and parents and relatives all need teaching tips for children on the autism spectrum.  I was delighted to come across an article at the Autism Research Institute written by no other than Temple Grandin!  Since she is a college professor and also is gifted with autism, I thought that [...]

Does Your Child Have These 12 Friendship Skills?

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Translator“Don’t walk in front of me, I may not follow. Don’t walk behind me, I may not lead. Walk beside me and be my friend.” – Albert Camus (also attributed to Maimonidies) Parenting children on the autism spectrum is a joy and a challenge.  One of those challenges is helping the child develop a set [...]

Famous People With Aspergers: Pokemon?!

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TranslatorI never thought I would learn so much about Pokemon as I have in the last few years.  Family members, clients, and other kids I know are increasingly talking to me about Pokemon Diamond, Pokemon Pearl, and a host of other characters I had never even heard of or even considered in my whole life. [...]