Autistic Spectrum Disorder is a developmental disability where there is a triad of impairments; social communication, social interaction and social imagination. Autism is called a spectrum as, although all individuals will suffer from difficulties in three main areas, their condition will affect them in very different ways. No two people with ASD will have the same difficulties. Asperger’s Syndrome is on the Autistic Spectrum.

Autistic Spectrum Disorder is a developmental disability where there is a triad of impairments; social communication, social interaction and social imagination. Autism is called a spectrum as, although all individuals will suffer from difficulties in three main areas, their condition will affect them in very different ways. No two people with ASD will have the same difficulties. Asperger’s Syndrome is on the Autistic Spectrum.

The Top 10 BEST TED Talks for Parents of Children with Developmental Disabilities  - Pinned by @PediaStaff – Please Visit  ht.ly/63sNt for all our pediatric therapy pins

The Top 10 BEST TED Talks for Parents of Children with Developmental Disabilities - Pinned by @PediaStaff – Please Visit ht.ly/63sNt for all our pediatric therapy pins

Children and adults with varying developmental disabilities and/or social cognitive delays may have difficulty interpreting social and emotional cues. This reduced ability to interpret cues can significantly impact peer relationships and conversation with others. When an individual cannot discern whether a person is upset or happy with their response, their reaction may be considered unexpected, as explained in The Idea of Social Thinking by Michelle Garcia Winner. I recently wrote an…

Children and adults with varying developmental disabilities and/or social cognitive delays may have difficulty interpreting social and emotional cues. This reduced ability to interpret cues can significantly impact peer relationships and conversation with others. When an individual cannot discern whether a person is upset or happy with their response, their reaction may be considered unexpected, as explained in The Idea of Social Thinking by Michelle Garcia Winner. I recently wrote an…

12 amazing special needs stories you need to read!  ps- look me in the eye was extraordinary

12 amazing special needs stories you need to read! ps- look me in the eye was extraordinary

On ASHA's blog: Apps for adolescents and adults with developmental disabilities

Top Ten Apps for Adolescents and Adults with Developmental Disabilities

On ASHA's blog: Apps for adolescents and adults with developmental disabilities

Activity Ideas for Developmentally Disabled Adults

Activity Ideas for Developmentally Disabled Adults

When it comes to activities, disabled adults have distinctive needs. Unlike average adults, disabled people may require the help of respite workers to do certain activities. However, the needs of .

How to Teach Daily Living Skills to Adults with Developmental Disabilities. This book introduces readers to a wide range of principles used in teaching daily living skills to adults with developmental disabilities - including understanding the basics of behavior, assessing behaviors, writing plans, instructional processes, reinforcement, behavior management tips, data collection, ethical issues, and more. Located at Campbelltown campus library. #disability #dailylife…

How to Teach Daily Living Skills to Adults with Developmental Disabilities. This book introduces readers to a wide range of principles used in teaching daily living skills to adults with developmental disabilities - including understanding the basics of behavior, assessing behaviors, writing plans, instructional processes, reinforcement, behavior management tips, data collection, ethical issues, and more. Located at Campbelltown campus library. #disability #dailylife…

Check out this infographic on Developmental Disabilities Statistics. #MediSked #Knowledge

Check out this infographic on Developmental Disabilities Statistics. #MediSked #Knowledge

Activities for Adults with Developmental Disabilities

Activities for Adults with Developmental Disabilities

Students LOVE working on life skills when they get to play games!! My special education students enjoy working on labeling and identifying function through these games. Money, daily living activities, hygiene, furniture, appliance, cooking tools and the grocery store are covered in this set. They are especially great for students with autism or other language based disabilities.

Life Skills BINGO (Special Education & Autism Resource)

Students LOVE working on life skills when they get to play games!! My special education students enjoy working on labeling and identifying function through these games. Money, daily living activities, hygiene, furniture, appliance, cooking tools and the grocery store are covered in this set. They are especially great for students with autism or other language based disabilities.

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