Communication and Autism - all this *AND* your sensory issues (disturbance from your clothing and environment), potential neurological unrest due to factors like recent meltdowns or lack of sleep, and general non-autistic stuff like stress or anxiety.
Saying "Calm Down" To Your Kids Doesn't Actually Work
Behaviour management "Calm down" is a phrase that we all use, especially with kids when experiencing intense emotions. Here are some alternative phrases that just might yield better results, and an action plan to put them in place.
Authored by researchers with the Autism Speaks Autism Treatment Network in its role as the federally funded Autism Intervention Research Network on Physical Health
Use these four FREE lessons to teach conversation skills to kids and young adults. Lessons focus on how to start a conversation, using conversation-starters, finding things in common with others, and keeping a conversation going. This resource includes four complete activities with an educator guide and lesson plan.
Forget algebra and geometry. For teenagers with dyscalculia, even basic arithmetic can be a struggle. Use this visual guide to see how trouble with number concepts and quantities can affect a high-schooler's daily life. And adults life.