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  • July
    31

    Challenging Behaviour Series: Social Attention

    Article As Appeared On http://masalamommas.com/ In the autism field, when we refer to “behaviours” we refer to actions and skills. It is important to understand that behaviours are a form of communication. They have a function, and each behaviour, no matter how mild or extreme, are always trying to tell us something. The purpose of our Read More…

  • September
    27

    Introduction to Prompting

    Like all of us, individuals with autism need instruction to learn a new skill. A prompt is a simple instruction or cue that is used to increase the likelihood of a correct response. Prompting can come in many different forms from verbal to physical prompts. Individuals with autism vary in their ability to pick up Read More…

  • May
    27

    Visual Schedules

    Most people prefer their environments to be stable and consistent along with their daily activities to be routine and predictable. Though, we know that change is inevitable and we have the tools and skills to accommodate such changes in our lives. For most individuals with ASD, unexpected changes in routines and environments can be extremely Read More…

  • May
    27

    The Power of Play

    Playing is not only fun, but it allows kids to engage with the world around them and build important communication and social skills. Watch the following video to get some great ideas on how you can use play as a teaching tool:

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