View our brochure

 

  
   
 

 
  Autism Society of the Philippines

News list

A Summer of Transition for Kids with Autism

Posted: May 31, 2010

Source: http://autism.healingthresholds.com


Dr. Jennifer Symon, who works with teachers, speech therapists, and other special needs educators, explores some ways to help a child with autism transition from one school year to the next. She shares some tips on using time in the summer to prepare your child for the following fall.

First, talk with the current teacher to find out how the child learns best – be it with a picture schedule or behavioral program – and utilize that over the summer and share it with next year’s teacher. Next, meet with next year’s. Find out how she likes to work with children with autism and discuss any special needs connected with your child; keep her informed over the summer of your child’s activities. Try to meet some of the other parents and allow the children time to get to know each other other; meet at the park, for lunch, or have a group art project where everyone can participate. Finally, prepare your child. Visit the new classroom, create a photo book of places around the school, such as the lunch room or library. If you can, share with your child some of the lessons and activities he will be learning.

Read original article: Handling the End of School Transition for your Child with Autism



More News

Dolphin Therapy Helps Autistic Children

Qigong Massage as Therapy for Autism

Preschool to focus on students' special needs

Art Gallery in West Palm Beach Showcases Work by Students with Autism

Does Vision Therapy work for kids with autism?

Various forms of Animal Therapy may help children with autism

RESEARCH
Effects of Modified Milieu Therapy Intervention on the Social Communicative Behaviors of Young Children with Autism
Methylphenidate Treatment of an Adult Aspergers Syndrome and a Comorbid ADHD
Gastrointestinal Symptoms in a Sample of Children with PDD
NEWS
Suggestions for Helping Teens with Autism Transition to Adulthood
Legos May Help Facilitate Communication in Kids with Autism
Toy Suggestions for Kids with Autism
Mom of Child with Autism Shares Haircut Adventures

 

 

     TeamWorks  
     No. 19-A
     Buenconsejo St.
     Plainview
     Mandaluyong City
     Philippines
    

      
Tel. 477-4380

 
Copyright 2011. TeamWorks Behavioral Therapy. All rights reserved. Home | Sitemap | Email us Powered by: KyMa Systems