How to Support Autistic Children
"If a child can't learn the way we teach, maybe we should teach the way they learn"
Children with communication difficulties can rely on visuals to support their understanding. Visual aids can be pictures, objects, text, photos, videos and symbols. Great examples are now & next boards, schedules and signing
Autistic children can be over or under sensitive to light, noise, touch , smell or other sensory input
Sensory aids may be required
Try sensory / messy play
Trampolines are great for sensory feedback
TEACCH is a structured teaching method using routine, visuals and sequencing.
Picture Exchange Communication