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Why your choice of language is so important for an autistic child

Communication and Autism Each child with a diagnosis of autism will have varying abilities with language and communication. If you know more than one autistic child, you will know that their communication and language abilities will be very different. It is important to understand the difference between expressive and receptive 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…