Tag: Autistic

How to teach a child with Autism to blow his nose!

Teaching a child to blow their nose can be really frustrating especially when they have Autism. Children with Autism often have sensory needs that make it more aversive for them to allow an adult to touch their nose to teach them to blow it. Great news! With these strategies, you don’t have to! These simple techniques can make it a…

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How to teach your child with Autism Levels of Emotions

Understanding emotions is one the most challenging skills for children for Autism to learn. Understanding levels of emotions is even harder. Children with Autism tend to go from zero to one hundred in an instant. Learning that you can be a little bit sad, happy or hangry is a very difficult and abstract concept….After watching this video you will never…

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Preparing children with Autism for an injection.

Getting an injection can be scary for any child but for children with Autism it can be even more traumatic. Pediatric nurse Amanda shares some tips parents can use to make it a better experience for their child. Enjoying these videos? Check out my blog where I go into even more depth on topics just like this one. Http://www.hopeeducationservices.com Struggling…

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What's better ABA therapy or verbal behavior therapy?

Parents ask me all the time which is better, ABA therapy or verbal behavior therapy. Jessica explains in this video and the answer may surprise you! Enjoying these videos? Check out my blog where I go into even more depth on topics just like this one. Http://www.hopeeducationservices.com Struggling with potty training your child with Autism. Download a free resource guide…

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What are the verbal operants and why do they matter?

Verbal behavior seems like the newest buzz word in the world of Autism. Parents ask me almost every day what it is and how it is different from applied behavior analysis (ABA). Truthfully, it is usually used interchangeably. Technically speaking though, it is the part of ABA that teaches children how to use language to communicate. Verbal behavior was developed…

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How Taekwan Do Can Help Autism

ABOUT SENSORY TAEKWON-DO Sensory Tae-Kwon-Do is a unique Martial Arts program for children on the spectrum. It is a breakthrough martial arts program custom designed based on each child’s neurological profile. The core of this program is extracted from cutting edge neurological studies that incorporate movement exercise to help create healthier pathways in the brain. By stimulating areas in the…

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Tips for an Autism Happy Halloween

Halloween is many children’s favorite day of the year. However, for children with Autism it can be more spooky than a treat. They are being forced to communicate with potentially dozens of unknown strangers which can be both challenging and stressful. Children with Autism often like routines, may have sensory preferences that make costumes difficult and may not fully understand…

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