Autism Archives - American Dyslexia Association https://www.dyslexia.me/category/autism/ We can help! Wed, 28 Jul 2021 21:46:13 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://i0.wp.com/www.dyslexia.me/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/adalogo500.png?fit=32%2C32&ssl=1 Autism Archives - American Dyslexia Association https://www.dyslexia.me/category/autism/ 32 32 103883047 Temple Grandin shares 4 tips on how to deal with sensory overload in children with autism https://www.dyslexia.me/temple-grandin-shares-4-tips-on-how-to-deal-with-sensory-overload-in-children-with-autism/ Fri, 30 Apr 2021 14:43:34 +0000 https://www.dyslexia.me/?p=2388 Temple Grandin was nonverbal until the age of four. Today, she is a professor of animal science at Colorado State University, and one of the leading authorities on livestock facility design, as well as an autism awareness advocate.  Temple Grandin shares 4 tips on how to deal with sensory overload. 1. Allow protective gear like […]

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How to Help Autistic Students Navigate a Turbulent School Year https://www.dyslexia.me/how-to-help-autistic-students-navigate-a-turbulent-school-year/ Wed, 17 Feb 2021 22:49:43 +0000 https://www.dyslexia.me/?p=2317 Autistic students may need additional support to cope with the changing routines and shifts between distance and in-person learning. The Covid-19 pandemic has created numerous challenges for students, educators, parents, and community members. Unfortunately, these challenges could lead to increased achievement gaps in our most at-risk populations. The shift in school settings, the dependency on […]

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Feeling Smarter and Smarter: Discovering the Inner-Ear Origins and Treatment for Dyslexia/LD, ADD/ADHD, and Phobias/Anxiety by Harold N. Levinson, MD https://www.dyslexia.me/feeling-smarter-and-smarter-discovering-the-inner-ear-origins-and-treatment-for-dyslexia-ld-add-adhd-and-phobias-anxiety-by-harold-n-levinson-md/ Sat, 12 Oct 2019 21:23:25 +0000 https://www.dyslexia.me/?p=1954 In this groundbreaking book written for both lay and professional readers, Dr. Harold Levinson, a renowned psychiatrist and clinical researcher, provides his long-awaited follow-up work about truly understanding and successfully treating children and adults with many and diverse dyslexia-related disorders such as those found on the cover. This fascinating, life-changing title is primarily about helping […]

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How Common Are Learning Disabilities in Children? https://www.dyslexia.me/common-learning-disabilities-children/ Tue, 17 May 2016 15:01:50 +0000 https://www.dyslexia.me/?p=1723 A learning disability is a lifelong neurological condition that affects the way a person receives and processes information in their brain. In addition to making it tougher to succeed in the classroom, having a learning disability can also affect your social life. There are more than 4.6 million Americans that have a learning disability, and […]

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Strategies for Working with Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder https://www.dyslexia.me/strategies-for-working-with-children-with-autism-spectrum-disorder/ Mon, 22 Jul 2013 03:00:27 +0000 https://www.dyslexia.me/?p=1119 Will you be welcoming a student with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) into your classroom this fall?  If this is your first experience having a child with ASD in your classroom you may be a tad nervous (well, likely more that just a tad).  You may be wondering how in the world are you going to […]

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Best Kept Secret https://www.dyslexia.me/best-kept-secret/ Fri, 21 Jun 2013 09:22:38 +0000 https://www.dyslexia.me/?p=1074 “Best Kept Secret” is a new documentary worth watching about a teacher in New Jersey who works with autistic students to help them prepare to live in the world once they graduate from school. The students attend JFK High School in Newark, a public school for students with a wide range of special needs. Administrators […]

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Fun Foods for Kids & Grownups https://www.dyslexia.me/fun-foods-for-kids-grownups/ Tue, 08 Nov 2011 17:36:56 +0000 https://www.dyslexia.me/?p=370 Fun Foods for Kids & Grownups: Your essential guide to family fun & good health by Linda Davis Kyle introduces its menu highlights through a fantasy story, “Adventures in Abunda Gardens,” that not only intrigues youngsters to try the recipes from the magical gardens, but also it brings families together for the joy of reading, […]

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Equine Therapy at the Big Heart Ranch in Malibu https://www.dyslexia.me/equine-therapy-at-the-big-heart-ranch-in-maluibu/ Mon, 21 Mar 2011 15:50:15 +0000 https://www.dyslexia.me/?p=233 Equine Therapy is an experiential, evidence-based therapy involving horses. The client works with the horses and a certified horse specialist and therapist to help achieve the client’s goals. EAP is appropriate for individuals of all ages as well as groups, families and couples. Ideal for kids and families struggling with: Addiction ADHD AutismEating Disorders Family […]

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Beautiful Minds: Stephen Wiltshire https://www.dyslexia.me/beautiful-minds-stephen-wiltshire/ Tue, 01 Feb 2011 02:22:18 +0000 https://www.dyslexia.me/?p=222 Stephen is able to do this because of his autism. He is able to devote more of his brain power to visual memorization because he is not processing the thousands of other stimuli that ordinary people both acknowledge and must process. In this instance, being autistic is what allows Stephen to have this extraordinary ability. […]

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