If your child enjoys painting, drawing, or other types of art, you can use that interest as a teaching tool to work on language and communication skills. With an art project, there are lots of opportunities for your child to ask for things he or she will need to complete the project. In ABA, we refer to this as "manding," which (in a simplified definition) means requesting. This is a great way to work on language, as the child is motivated to ask you for something he or she w
Science is one of my favorite subjects that I tutor for my students with autism, so I was so excited when I had the opportunity to visit NASA's Space Center in Houston this past summer. I had a fantastic visit, and learned just a little bit about the resources they have to make the center more welcoming and friendly to families of children with autism.
I recently had the opportunity to get more details about all of the amazing events and resources that the center has. Check