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STIMMING: Causes and Management

STIMMING: Causes and Management What is stimming? Stimming refers to the self-stimulating behaviors, usually involving repetitive movements or vocal sounds. Stimming forms part of the diagnostic criteria for autism. That’s not because stimming is always related to autism. But because stimming in people with autism can get out of control and cause problems. How Does […]

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AUTISM AND SCRIPTING

AUTISM AND SCRIPTING Autism is a spectrum of disorders with an equally diverse set of symptoms which manifests differently in each autistic individual. Scripting is a repetitive behavior usually common in verbal children with autism. SCRIPTING AND REPETITIVE BEHAVIOR Also, Scripting is the repetition of words, phrases, or sounds from other people’s speech. Most common […]

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AUTISTIC TRAITS (an extensive list)

AUTISTIC TRAITS (an extensive list) THINGS TO REMEMBER! > No child with autism will have every trait listed > Autistic traits are a spectrum creating a diversity of possibilities > Every person with autism displays different traits during different circumstances and at varying degrees > Identity of a person as an autistic is not formed […]

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DYSCALCULIA IS AN ARITHMETIC-DIFFICULTY

DYSCALCULIA IS AN ARITHMETIC-DIFFICULTY Dyscalculia is a learning disability/difficulty in maths/arithmetic. A child who struggles with math persistently but does well in other classes may have dyscalculia. Children with dyscalculia struggles with maths at many basic levels. They often struggle with key concepts like bigger vs smaller and even abstract arithmetic. Dyscalculia is sometimes called […]

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DYSLEXIA IS A READING-DIFFICULTY

This is a learning disorder that involves difficulty reading due to problems identifying speech sounds and learning how to relate to letters and words (decoding). DYSLEXIA IS A READING-DIFFICULTY; Dyslexia is also called reading disability and affects areas of the brain that process language. It is not the result of poor teaching, instruction or upbringing.Most […]

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AUTISM EARLY-SIGNS AND INTERVENTIONS

AUTISM EARLY-SIGNS AND INTERVENTIONS Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a complex developmental condition that can cause significant social, communication and behavioral challenges. It refers to a broad range of neurologically diverse characteristics. The word spectrum means that autism affects different individuals differently.Children with autism are often affected by sensory issues such as oversensitity or undersensitivity […]

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