Autism Spectrum Disorders can be…well confusing. No two children are alike. No two cases are the same. Doctors are still figuring out the ins and outs of the spectrum. Misinformation is plentiful. It can definitely be a beautiful mess to navigate. I am not a doctor or a therapist. I do not have all the...Read More »
Focusing on Initiation of Communication for Learners with Autism
I mentioned in my previous post that one of the most important components of expanding expressive language and communication for individuals with autism is explicitly addressing initiation of communication. This take a variety of functions, but includes initiating requests, initiating protests, asking for assistance, and initiating conversation. Initiating communication is a lifelong skill that is …
Free Behavior Supports! This printable behavior support is a visual for students with Autism and other visual learners. This behavior reminder card is ideal for students who have difficulty with appropriate behavior while at their desks. This reminder card, visually reminds students "When I'm at my desk, I am quiet, working, and sitting.