Image of burned paper. Text says: Stimming is like turning down the radio when you think you smell something burning. It's a way of turning off the other senses so you can make sure nothings burning. -- Lamar Hardwick
Wednesday 24th October – “after a hurricane, comes a rainbow..”
How To Calm a Person with #Autism or SPD. Often, children with these conditions can have #meltdowns, shutdowns, or breakdowns if they get upset or overwhelmed. Repinned by Apraxia Kids Learning. Come join us on Facebook at Apraxia Kids Learning Activities and Support- Parent Led Group.
Autism & Asperger's Syndrome in Layman's Terms. Your Guide to Understanding Autism, Asperger's Syndrome, PDD-NOS and Other Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs). Repinned by SOS Inc. Resources. Follow all our boards at http://pinterest.com/sostherapy for therapy resources.
This Emotions Adapted Books, "How Would You Feel" Mini-Bundle focuses on understanding emotions and includes 2 "How Would You Feel?" Adapted Books, and 1 set of "How Would You Feel Task Cards?" In each activity, students are given a scenario and asked to identify the emotion that they would feel that situation. The first adapted book, "How Would You Feel?" 1, focuses on the identifying the following emotions/feelings: happy, sad, angry, frustrated, excited, and sad.
This chart is good information about meltdowns. *** But please remember that adults with ASD have "meltdowns" too, although they are very different***. As an adult it's not possible to throw a tantrum so the issues shown on the diagram manifest differently. (And differently in different ASD adults.) What's needed is acceptance and helping that person decompress and destress before a meltdown happens. -- http://www.theautismdad.com
History of Autism. Over the past century, the definition of autism and the array of disorders it encompasses has not only changed but also been subject to gross misunderstanding. Let’s take a look at a short history of autism, as well as current diagnosis rates and information.
Free, printable "folder stories." Simple one page social stories that teach appropriate social skills and behavior. Great for your students with special learning needs, especially autism. Download these FREEBIES at: http://www.filefolderheaven.com/autism-tasks/folder-stories
Free Handout for Understanding Autism
Classroom Freebies: Free Handout for Understanding Autism