A Mind Map, created in PowerPoint, that works as a poster or as a mini presentation that could be used as part of staff training or to build awareness. This list of difficulties is not exhaustive but is a flavour of some of the issues that can affect students with dyslexia,
The Aspergers Test Site is devoted to helping anyone who suspects they have Asperger's or HFA. If the answer comes back yes, speak to your MD. Official diagnosis must be carried out by a trained medical professional (usually either a Clinical Psychologist or Psychiatrist)
Disability Fact Sheet - Autism Classroom Strategies This might seem completley random, however, an idea just clicked, that the theme of my window could be a factfile, called 'label the parts'-- like the sheets you have to fill in when you're at school. and of course my store is called 'Parts' so it has a clever link to the store.
Social Story "No hitting" has been tried and tested with my students. Social stories help a person with autism understand how to behave or respond in a particular situation using a visual guide describing various social interactions, situations, behaviours, skills or concepts. The goal of this Social Story is to share accurate social information and how to behave in them instances.
Oh my goodness - how so very true. I wish I had this 5 years ago when my son was exceptionally ill due to a co-morbidity condition, that seemed to intensity his ASD. I would also add yes please, come & help but not with parenting - you can do the cooking, cleaning, cut the grass and paint the walls to cover the holes, where things have been thrown!!!!!! Now that would be helpful!!! Found on Single Parents Of Children With Autism on Facebook
I still remember what my anatomy teacher told us the first day of class: "Many people think they cannot do something, perhaps math or science or whatever else; the truth of it is, everyone is capable of ANYTHING, if they only dig deep enough into their brains and make it possible."