#12 AST updates and neurodiversity autism spectrum teacher podcast

#12 AST updates and neurodiversity

The pandemic has had a challenging impact on us all. I have needed to pivot to ensure the security of the podcast and other projects I run as Autism Spectrum Teacher.
This is the first of a mini-series introducing the new online courses offering you in-depth knowledge and practical skills that you can apply straight away. The first one is ‘Understanding Autism and Learning’.

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Why the choice of language you use to communicate with an autistic child is so important

Each child with a diagnosis of autism will have varying abilities with language and communication. If you know more than one child with autism, you will know that their communication and language abilities and features 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!

You will have probably noticed that children with autism 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 Spectrum Read more…

autism Christmas holiday count down calendar

Help autistic children manage changes leading up to Christmas – Here’s a free countdown calendar!

The Christmas season can sometimes be a very challenging time of the year for autistic children. There are all sorts of unpredictable changes to usual daily life in the lead up to Christmas and the school holidays such as: changes to the environment at home, school and in the community Read more…