Monthly Archives: December 2009

Educating Children with Autism: What does the National Research Council Say?

National Research Council (2001) Educating Children with Autism Committee on Educational Interventions for Children with Autism. Catherine Lord and James P. McGee, eds. Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education. Washington, DC: National Academy Press. Executive Summary Highlights What does … Continue reading

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What is Communication?

Simply stated, is a process of sharing information. Communicating is a two way interaction occurring between two people. Communicating is a social interface with another, it is an agreement of sorts, an understanding between two or more people. It can … Continue reading

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Autism Spectrum Disorders Homeschooling

Homeschooling a child with an ASD is not much different than what is required than homeschooling a neurotypical child or children within a public education setting. The environment needs to be highly structured and utilize “Best Practices”, such as TEACCH Methodology, PECS – Picture … Continue reading

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Autism Question – How Can I Get My Son To Stop Swearing?

How can I get my son to stop swearing? Ask yourself a few easy questions: When does my child swear? How often does he swear? What activity is he doing when he swears? What is reinforcing the behavior of swearing? … Continue reading

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