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Teaching Methods for Children with Autism

Autism spectrum disorder is on the rise. According to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about one percent of the world’s population has the disorder, and autistic children comprise most of them. One in every 68 births in the US is autistic while more than 3.5 million Americans live with the disorder. But the alarming…

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    Autism in India: Parental Challenges

    For nearly 0.66 percent people across the globe and their families, autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a part of their lives. Autism affects one in every 150 people all over the world and is one of the fastest growing disabilities with an annual growth rate of 10-17 percent. According to conservative estimates, India has 1.7…

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    ABA and Autism

    Applied behavioral analysis (ABA) is often used to limit the negative patterns among children having autism spectrum disorder, like overstimulation, aggression, self-injury, and anxiety. Autistic children ABA should be started as early as possible. Before you enroll your kid into an autistic children ABA program, there are abilities and needs to be evaluated. The process,…

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    Differently-Abled Children and Inclusive Education

    Inclusive education is of paramount importance to integrate uniquely-abled children into the mainstream. Children need to be with other children. Sending an uniquely-abled child to   a special school usually doesn’t help. A truly inclusive school should be well equipped in every aspect and deliver quality education to all children. Adaptive Equipment for Special Needs Education…

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    ASD and Motor Skills

    In addition to the three main difficulties of social interaction, repetitive behaviors, and communication challenges, children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) often find problems with their coordination, posture, and motor planning. Recent studies have revealed that difficulties in movement are common to ASD children, and kids with weaker motor skills, suffer from greater communicative skill…

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  • The Larger ASD Employment Situation

    Employment is a crucial for people having autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The unemployment rate for autism is very high, though several companies are doing their bit to provide ASD employment. Nonetheless, the fact that an autistic person has to work in an unfamiliar environment, can make him/her enough paranoid. Learning to handle the job interview…

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  • How to Use Positive Behavior for a Differently-Abled Child

    When a child misbehaves, whether it is hurting another kid or throwing temper tantrums, we usually reprimand him/her or hand out some punishment. But a uniquely-abled child needs a different kind of approach towards discipline. This is called positive behavior. It is usually harder to carry out traditional discipline techniques while dealing with a uniquely-abled…

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  • Early Signs of Autism Among Children

    Experts agree that the most common early autism signs start to show when children are aged between two to three years of age. Every child is unique and children with autism are no different. In some cases, parents claim to have noticed the early autism signs in infants (for instance, babies who do not babble)….

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    Auditory Integration in Autism Therapy Methods

    Autism is a common neurological disorder which develops within the first few years of a child’s birth. The main problem of persons with autism is that various parts of their brain are “wired” differently and doesn’t work together. Individuals with autism are known to struggle in self-explanation, language, communication and motor skills. They also face…

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    Autism Treatment: How Much Do We Really Know?

    Well, let’s admit. We still don’t know much about autism spectrum disorder, particularly when compared to other conditions. The urge to get more proven treatments prompts parents to use the “trial and error” method in dealing with autistic children. Studies have revealed that more than a 100 different types of autism treatment are being used…

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