Organizing the Very Young Autistic Mind Part III-B
posted last week, my blog presented some fun strategies for targeting humor/
laughter and attention/focus for the very young autistic mind. The purpose of
these two blogs is to mesh the right side of the brain with the left side of
the brain and to help a person with ASD "dance" in a more synchronized fashion.
are two more very important concepts that need to be taught to all people with
ASD from early ages and continuing through middle grades or beyond.
are sequence cards available when the child is ready to use them. These can develop
into storytelling. Many SLPs use cards daily and these can also be found on an
iPad app. Easy puzzles on an app are also very stimulating for the early
childhood kiddo and offer sequencing by counting or by color.
like sequence stacks/blocks like these. Incorporate top/bottom, middle,
first/last, body parts, knock ‘em over, stack ‘em up, roll a ball at them, "head
- body - tail - and toes."
me know your thoughts about humor/laughter, attention/focus, categorization,
for all of our little
friends. As SLPs, we need to mend and mold the minds of young children with
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