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    There are plenty of online games, but for children with autism some of them are frustrating in their complexity. Read on for a few resources that offer autistic spectrum focused online games geared toward both children and educators.
  • How Sensory Integration Difficulties Affect Developmental Disabilities
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    Hippotherapy is a treatment tool that address the client's social, motor, communication and sensory needs. Occupational, physical and speech therapists use the horse to address therapeutic goals such as improving balance, language or coordination.
  • Heavy Work in Montessori for Students with Sensory Processing Disorder
    More children who attend Montessori schools are being diagnosed with "Sensory Processing Disorder." Montessori educators are concerned about incorporating necessary activities into the classroom that can fulfill the sensory diet for children. Here are some examples to try.
  • Benefits of Using Sign Language With Children With Autism
    There have been many studies demonstrating that teaching signing to autistic children does, in fact, help them communicate more effectively. Teachers can introduce words in sign language during direct teaching instruction. In addition, they can practice using these words throughout the day.
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    This article provides a variety of reading strategies designed to help students with aphasia make maximum progress in minimum time. The purpose of this article is to provide a framework for teaching aphasia reading strategies that will positively impact aphasia patients.
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    Occupational therapists design sensory diets that help children to organize sensory stimulation such as movement and touch. This enables children to process information that helps to promote visual-perceptual skills.
  • Helping Kids With Autism Develop Fine-Motor Skills
    Helping kids with autism develop fine-motor skills involves adapting the environment and activities to address sensory motor and learning needs.
  • Teaching Children With Autism to Communicate Using American Sign Language
    Communication with a child with autism is the key to their success. With all of the factors working against teachers, how can they teach better communication? Using American Sign Language could be the answer!
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    Students with autism can be a challenge in the classroom but also have the ability to be successful learners. The key is to understand autism and be aware of learning techniques for helping these children in the classroom. Life skills may be a focus more than actual academic achievement.
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