"If you've met a person with autism, you've met one person with autism."
If Lady Bug was having a difficult time and melting down a lot, it would totally be considered to be my fault. So why don't I get the credit when things are going well?
I wrote a post about what scripting looks like in our house, but I was dissatisfied because it didn't have enough specific examples. I would like to tell the story of Lady Bug, Little Einsteins, and Scripting.
I've mentioned scripting and scripting sources before, but I've not shared very much what it looks like. Lady Bug was talking precociously at 14 months. Sometime around her 2nd birthday, she stopped talking. For a few months the only indicators of what she was thinking and feeling was what Little Einstein song's melody she was... Continue Reading →
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.)