Can teaching Lady Bug to read help her develop more speech?
Dip your toe into the autism world, and you may not notice a lot of the varied terms being used. But jump in with both feet and you sure will!
A friend who was further down the autism road than us suggested a connecting exercise to gain her attention.
I'm posting before doing any so that you can have the all in one place list if you're looking to do something like this this month, too.
Think of it like a graph. Instead of a general upward slope of increasing skills and development at a fairly steady rate, a SPIKE-plateau learner will learn new things seemingly overnight (SPIKE) and then seem to learn nothing new for a very long time (plateau.)
Our local autism society hosts a free night at the zoo for autistic kids and their family once a year.
Consider if you will two musicians. One has a natural prodigy talent, the other does not. The Prodigy can pick up the violin and play a new piece of music perfectly the first time. The Non-Prodigy practices for hours and hours on the one piece, hundreds of repetitions, until the piece is played correctly. Then... Continue Reading →