Teaching Students with Neurological Disorders
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Using Learning Toys for Students with Autism Teaching students diagnosed with autism can be challenging. Learning toys can be a valuable instructional tool. Read on to learn about a number of educational toys that can be very useful when working with these students.
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome: Assistive Technological Devices for FAS Students Students with fetal alcohol syndrome can have different issues that arise from in utero exposure to alcohol. For example, students may have trouble with sustained attention or working memory. Assistive technology in the classroom and at home can benefit students with fetal alcohol syndrome.
Language Delays in Children with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Children with fetal alcohol syndrome can have several impairments that result from damage to the brain from in utero alcohol exposure. One such issue is delays in language development. The language issues seen in fetal alcohol syndrome can impact the child’s academic performance.
Catching an Adult's Attention: the Importance of Raising Hands Teaching a child to raise his or her hand in the classroom is hard enough, but trying to teach a child with autism to do so can seem downright impossible. Learn the tips and tricks needed to help these children learn this skill and improve their school performance.
Pros and Cons of Service Dogs For Children With Autism Using animal helpers with autistic children is growing in popularity. Service dogs show great promise in being able to calm the children, keep them safer, and reduce behavior disruptions and meltdowns. However, they may not be appropriate for your family. Here's some information to help you decide.
Autism and Communication Issues Though autism affects the communication skills of the autistic person, there are methods to adapt to this issue. This article explores some of the communication issues faced, as well as providing tips on how to overcome some of these issues.
Teacher Tips for Successful Interventions for Autistic Students Students with autism need specific and directed teacher interventions in the classroom. When teachers provide a structured and safe learning environment for autistic students, the academic and behavioral outcomes are measurable. Interventions must be individualized for each student.
Helping Children With Autism Handle Temper Tantrums Children who have autism spectrum disorders can be prone to temper tantrums. These episodes can range in intensity from mild to quite severe, and certain procedures should be followed by parents and teachers in order to calm the child down. Learn more about handling autism-related temper tantrums.