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Autism and Intellectual Impairment


 Establishing Home Routines Predictable routines help children with a variety of disabilities learn better. This article provides suggestions on how to go about establishing routines in everyday life. Especially important for homeschooling families.

 Activity Checklist An activity checklist designed to evaluate the functioning level of children with multiple or severe disabilities.

 Learning Styles and Autism

Self-Injurious Behavior A discussion of the functions that various behaviors can serve. Not just for self-injurious behaviors.

 Physical Exercise and Autism Exercise on a regular basis can reduce stereotypical autistic behaviors. I've noticed this personally with my own son who has Fragile X Syndrome and autism. He is much more receptive to new situations and is less withdrawn generally after he has spent a little time on the treadmill.

 Two Popular Auditory Tutorial Programs Information on Fast ForWord and Earobics.

 Sensory Integration A very good article on sensory integration, what it is, suggestions on improving it.

 Vision Therapy: A Beneficial Intervention for Developmental Disabilities Good explanatory article on vision therapy--what it is, where to go for help.

 Teaching Tips for Children and Adults with Autism Temple Grandin gives practical tips on how to successfully teach people with autism. Much of this could also apply to teaching people with other developmental disabilities.

Features of Good Learning Strategies An overview of the common characteristics of effective and efficient learning strategies.

Positive Reinforcement Tutorial: A Self-Instructional Program for Parents
 

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