early childhood

Set Up An Independent Work System At Home For Your Child With Autism

Benefits of independent work systems:   Independent work systems are evidence-based practice for students with autism, but they are very helpful for any child who needs some structure to be able to work on his or her own. My son who started Kindergarten, now has homework so I set up a structured work system so he has […]

Changes In The DSM-V For Autism

What is the DSM-V?┬áThe Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (fifth edition) which was just revised in 2013 and written by the American Psychiatric Association. The diagnostic criteria for Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) has been modified based on the research literature and clinical experience in the 19 years since the DSM-IV was published in […]

5 Ways To Support Students With Autism During Classroom Transitions

Download a free infographic reminder of the top 5 ways to support students with autism here…https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/How-to-support-students-with-autism-during-classroom-transitions-infographic-4836029 Transitions are when a student moves from one activity to another in the classroom. Going from small group work time to large group work, lining up for lunch, going home and going to P.E. are all examples of transitions.  […]

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