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Emotional regulation: Teaching autistic children to recognise their emotions

Emotional Regulation is a Key Area of Development. Being able to regulate emotions means being able to effectively identify and respond to an emotional experience. For children with autism, understanding their emotion and knowing how to appropriately respond to help themselves regulate, can be very challenging. This, therefore, needs to be Read more…

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Engaging winter learning activities and resources for autistic children!

Engaging Learners You will have probably noticed that autistic children can find attending to and concentrating during activities that they are not particularly interested in, very challenging!  With developmental delay in the areas of joint attention, language, communication and social skills being core features of the diagnostic criteria for Autistic Read more…

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Teaching the concept of ‘like’ and ‘don’t like’ to autistic children

The concept of ‘like’ and ‘don’t like’ Like any abstract theme, the concept of ‘like’ and ‘don’t like’ can sometimes be challenging for children with autism to understand. Therefore, it is important to ensure a child really understands what it means to ‘like’ something. A successful strategy is to model Read more…