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Principles of Instructional Design Within the Autism Classroom

Principles of Instructional Design Within the Autism Classroom

General methods used in mainstream education will not necessarily suit an autistic student. Autistic children require special considerations. The article contains information about important areas of instruction and instructional approaches that should be taken into account when teaching students wi
Autism Research andEducation

Autism Research andEducation

Autism can be defined as an abnormal absorption with the self, which is marked by communication disorders and short attention span and inability to treat others as people. It drastically affects a persons behavior with others as well as with self. The person suffering from autism is unable to relate
Is Asperger Syndrome Similar to Autism?

Is Asperger Syndrome Similar to Autism?

Asperger syndrome is a pervasive developmental disorder listed amongst those of the autism spectrum disorders. It is often closely compared with high functioning autism and some arguments dictate that it should be negated altogether and simply classified with high functioning autism. This syndrome i
Autism and Diet -Fact Or Fiction?

Autism and Diet -Fact Or Fiction?

For years there has been research into finding cures for autism.In today's society, autism has reached a new high with increasing diagnoses throughout the world.Because of this, special attention is now being focused on finding a cure as well as relieving some of the symptoms of autism.One of t
How To Know Your Child Has Autism - Two Signs

How To Know Your Child Has Autism - Two Signs

The moment you think your child may have something wrong with them your heartbreaks. You reach a level of fear and uncertainty. Will it be noticeable?
Musical Therapy And Autism - Music, The Mind And Autism

Musical Therapy And Autism - Music, The Mind And Autism

Musical therapy for autism is a new treatment possibility for autistic patients, that should not be overlooked when considering available options. Autistic children who receive musical therapy often show great improvement in temperament and learning skills. Music connects to the non-verbal part of o
To the Supermarket with Your Autistic Child

To the Supermarket with Your Autistic Child

Autism and big box stores don't mix well. These tips can help you to make the shopping experience manageable.
Books For an Autistic Child

Books For an Autistic Child

Getting a book for an autistic child is not very difficult if you know the child's tastes. But to gauge their taste could take a little time and patience.
Watching Too Much TV May Cause Autism

Watching Too Much TV May Cause Autism

Babies from one and a half month old to two months old are very sensitive to television. Eleven months old babies can understand certain scenarios in TV, once they sit before the TV, they would be very quiet and watching TV. However, it's not good for the baby to watch too much TV, the infant m
A Look At The Treatment For Asperger Syndrome

A Look At The Treatment For Asperger Syndrome

Asperger syndrome is a neurobiological condition that affects children and adults. Many people feel it is a form of high functioning autism and it falls in the group of conditions of spectrum disorder or pervasive personality disorder. It affects the ability of the person to socialize and communicat
Autism Spectrum Diseases - The Importance of Early Diagnosis - I

Autism Spectrum Diseases - The Importance of Early Diagnosis - I

This article is aimed at giving families some scientific basis for becoming more suspicious of autism in their new born babies. The importance of early diagnosis of autism spectrum diseases is also discussed to provide enough encouragement for late entry marriage partners to be on the lookout for ea
For Parents New to Autism

For Parents New to Autism

When you're child is diagnosed with autism, you're suddenly thrown into a whole new world. You may feel isolated, scared, or overwhelmed. This note from a mom -- and the resources provided -- may help you to feel more comfortable in your new role as the parent of a child on the autism spec
Book on Autism - The Parenting Autism Resource Guide

Book on Autism - The Parenting Autism Resource Guide

The number of children diagnosed successfully with autism is increasing by the year. This is because a lot of researches and experiments were conducted to help solve the problems in autism.
ABA Therapy Offers Significant Hope For Normalcy

ABA Therapy Offers Significant Hope For Normalcy

Many parents experience worry or fear that their autistic child may not have a high quality of life or that they may never experience the world as most people do.With ABA Therapy, however, another emotion that these parents experience is hope.
Why the US Government Refuses to Acknowledge an Autism-Vaccine Link!

Why the US Government Refuses to Acknowledge an Autism-Vaccine Link!

This article will discuss why despite a lot of evidence the United States government refuses to acknowledge a link between childhood vaccines and autism. Also discussed is the case of a Georgia girl who developed autism after her 18 month immunizations. The US Government settled with the girls paren
Writings of an Asperger Syndrome Child

Writings of an Asperger Syndrome Child

When one reads the actual words written by a child with Asperger Syndrome it gives them a picture of what is going on in the mind of that child. Sadness, frustration and depression are just a few adjectives which describe the feelings of a child with this mental disorder.
The Value of a Relationship Approach to Autism

The Value of a Relationship Approach to Autism

Relationship based intervention with children diagnosed with autism... In aiding children with developmental challenges, we must first realize that this requires a team effort and a strengths based approach.
Autism Treatment - Regression, Gut Problems and Autism Part 1

Autism Treatment - Regression, Gut Problems and Autism Part 1

Autism Treatment - Inflammatory bowel disease can be an often undiagnosed and unrecognized problem for many children with Autism. Cycles of improvement followed by regression when treating gut issues can be a clue to this condition. Biomedical autism intervention specialist physician, explains.
Book Review: Encouraging Appropriate Behavior for Children

Book Review: Encouraging Appropriate Behavior for Children

Author Shira Richman answers parents' frequently asked questions about behavior and autism. The questions are good ones - and the answers are helpful.
Stereotype in Autism and Reality

Stereotype in Autism and Reality

This article is based on strong theoretical, logical and professional foundation of the Author. Autism has been a special area of concern for many since Dr. Leo Kanner a Psychiatrist at John's Hopkins University, who wrote the first paper using the term "Autism" in 1943 referring a gr