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Teaching social skills to children with autism, ODD, ADHD, Conduct Disorder and others. Please do not repin duplicates or you will be removed - just go back and delete your previous pin.

Special Education - Peggy Simpson
Absolutely love the real photos and variety of nonidentical photos for each category, especially with the inclusion of multicultural representation so my students can all relate to what they are seeing and working with. #bodyparts #speciaeducation

Body Parts Non-Identical Matching for Autism

Sorting Non-identicals for Special Education, Early Intervention, Speech Therapy, Occupational Therapy, ESL. You can watch this resource in action here.*** Click here for Body Parts Sorting Non-Identicals with no picture prompts.Sorting non-identical items is perfect for children who have mastered b...

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Autism Best Resources for you and your Child (Parenting)

The in-home class structure, as many know, is very intense and demands much hard work on behalf of both the autistic child and the adult. Read it now! #autism #specialneeds #autismparenting #parenting Autistic People, Autistic Children, Children With Autism, Autism Articles, Autism News, Autism Parenting, Great Smiles, New Program, Medical News

New Program Gives People With Autism a Chance to Give

For six years, I worked with speech pathologists, ABA therapists, and IEU planning to teach autistic adults and children one-on-one. The in-home class structure, as many know, is very intense and demands much hard work on behalf of both the autistic child and the adult. My students’ time was split between several hours of study […]

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Autism Best Resources for you and your Child

Changing the way parents talk to their children at mealtime, bath time, and during other daily routines can lay the groundwork for the social and verbal skills children with autism need. KEEP READING!
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Best Ways to Help Kids Build Social and Verbal Skills

Children with autism spectrum disorder can sometimes find communication and social interaction difficult, and parents can feel shut out. But caregivers can make a big difference in opening the door to communication—and part of it might boil down to meat and potatoes. Why are we bringing dinner into the discussion? Keep reading! Changing the way […]

The spring Charlie turned seven we found a buddy baseball league several towns away.  Read more #autism #parenting #specialneeds #sports #autismsports Benefits Of Chiropractic Care, Benefits Of Sports, Autism Articles, Social Skills Autism, Baseball League, Autism Parenting, Holistic Approach, Magazine Articles, Children With Autism

The Beauty and Benefits of Buddy Sports Programs - Autism Parenting Magazine

From the moment my son, Charlie, 12, was born, he’s been the consummate sports fan, attending nearly all his older brothers’ events. In the early days when he napped in his infant carrier, and throughout the following years as he explored new playgrounds at various ballfields, he never minded watching. But as he got older, […]

Your kid wants friends but does not know how to make and keep them. Your parenthood strategy takes a new turn as you try to figure out how to help your autistic kid develop social skills. #autism #autistics #socialskills #friends #children Autism Help, Autism Support, Adhd And Autism, Autism Parenting, Parenting Quotes, Kids And Parenting, Social Skills Autism, Teaching Social Skills, Autistic Children

5 Ways to Help Autistic Children Build the Friendships They Need

It is a proud moment for a mom when she sees her child making friends. However, if your child has autism spectrum disorder, he/she might face difficulties in picking up social cues, thus making friends a challenge. Your kid wants friends but does not know how to make and keep them. Your parenthood strategy takes […]

The rest of my clients have been coaxed, cajoled, and bribed into attending the initial session, generally to discover that the class wasn't that harrowing, but also maybe wasn't that helpful.  READ MORE.. #Autism #parents #kids #specialneeds #socialskills #autismparenting Social Skills Autism, Teaching Social Skills, Teaching Kids, Conduct Disorder, Autism Parenting, Fun Group, Thought Process, Children With Autism, Special Needs

How To Get The Social Skills Class Your Family and Wants and Needs

Like most people, children with autism want to make friends and express themselves. Sadly, this is not always the case as many people with autism lack the skills to thrive in social settings. The good news is that it’s not impossible to teach children the social skills they need.While it may take some work, there are several ways a child with autism can learn to communicate and foster relationships.

Read here! As we all learned in elementary school, there are five basic senses that we use to process the world around us; touch, hearing, vision, smell, and taste. #Autism #specialneeds #autismparenting #sensory Adhd And Autism, Autism Parenting, Children With Autism, Social Skills Autism, Teaching Social Skills, Conduct Disorder, Sensory System, Autism Sensory, Sensory Issues

How Can Sensory Deficits Impact Communication With ASD?

As we all learned in elementary school, there are five basic senses that we use to process the world around us; touch, hearing, vision, smell, and taste. Our sense organs (e.g., eyes, nose, etc.) receive information from the environment and relay that information to the brain for interpretation. Throughout the day, each of us processes […]

Teen years can be particularly difficult, especially when your teen is on the spectrum. Here are the 10 BEST tips.  #autism #parenting #specialneeds #parenting #family# teens #relationship Conduct Disorder, Feeling Unloved, Hair To One Side, Teaching Social Skills, Autism Parenting, Children With Autism, Best Relationship, Special Needs, Big Picture
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Top 10 Ways to Develop a Better Relationship With Your Aspie Teen

As parents, we all want to have the best possible relationship with our children. Teen years can be particularly difficult, especially when your teen is on the spectrum. And no matter how much advice we get from the professionals, it is still hard to accept some of the behavioral traits of our Aspie teens. It […]

Why Self-Regulation Skills Improve Kids Attention and Impulse Control - Movement and Self regulation skills for early childhood education. Exactly why I plan to incorporate yoga into my educational program! Social Emotional Development, Social Emotional Learning, Social Skills, Child Development, Language Development, Emotional Regulation, Self Regulation, Physical Education, Special Education

Why Self-Regulation Skills Improve Kids Attention and Impulse Control

Developing self-regulation skills such that you can cope well with stress and stay focused on task as needed is one of the big jobs of early childhood.

"I have friends to laugh with-- Every single day!" Dance with your buddies! Play a GROUP GAME during your Circle Time! Start your day with a Fri. Kindergarten Classroom Management, Special Education Classroom, Physical Education, Early Education, Kindergarten Readiness, Autism Classroom, Teaching Activities, Teaching Resources, Teaching Ideas

"Friendship Game!" - Social Skills with Active Moves!

Dance with your buddies! Play a SOCIAL SKILL-BUILDING GROUP GAME during your Circle Time / Morning Meeting! Start your day with a Friendship Celebration! It's fun to follow funny SEQUENTIAL DIRECTED MOVEMENT PATTERNS together. "I HAVE FRIENDS TO LAUGH WITH-- EVERY SINGLE DAY!"Each verse builds o...

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A New Way to Introduce the Color Wheel - The Art of Education University

I recently took a graduate class titled “Supports for English Language Learners.” In this class, I learned various strategies to use when teaching English Language Learners. I was also reminded of the importance of using vocabulary and visual aids in my lesson plans. I found most of the strategies I learned from this class can […]

Deficits in social skills are a core feature for children, as well as adults with autism. GET your FREE ULTIMATE GUIDE here. #autism #socialskills #parenitng #autismadult Social Skills Autism, Teaching Social Skills, Autism Spectrum Disorder Symptoms, Conduct Disorder, Autism Support, Autism Parenting, Therapy Tools, Children With Autism, Therapy Activities

4 Practical Interventions to Help Develop Social Skills

Social skills can be broadly defined as the ability to develop and maintain relationships. Deficits in social skills are a core feature for children, as well as adults with autism. For school-age children with high-functioning autism, limitations in social skills adversely impact conversation skills, peer acceptance, and self-perception. Quick Navigation Comic Strip Conversations Social Narratives […]

Visual language supports—it’s a fancy way of saying: using pictures. My practice has taught me that children with autism are visual learners. Learn more for the best tips #autism #specialneeds #autismparenting #parenting #speech #communication Social Skills Autism, Autism Education, Teaching Social Skills, Autism Parenting, Conduct Disorder, Individual Education Plan, Autism News, Autism Support, Children With Autism

Easy Ways to Add Simple Communication Strategies to a Kid’s Life

For years, I’ve been searching for a way to reconcile my passion for speech therapy and my addiction to earning new, vibrant stamps in my passport. I was reading a news article when I came across a non-governmental organization in Cambodia helping to make speech therapy available to those with communication difficulties. In Cambodia, speech […]