Results for category 'Autism'.
Best Time to Introduce Potty Training
The first thing to do is to assess your child’s readiness for potty training. With autism, the normal rule of 18 months as the best time to introduce the training process does not strictly apply.
Techniques in Potty Training a child with autism
Use different techniques such as Video modeling or making social stories when toilet training your child. This will help lessen the stress and improve the chance of cooperation and eagerness on your child’s part.
Correct Placement of a Potty
When using visual cues in potty training your child with autism, make sure you place them somewhere your child can easily and clearly see. Make sure it is placed at your child’s eye level.
Language Acquisition Delays in children with Autism
By definition, children with autism show delays and deficits in the acquisition of language, which range from the almost complete absence of functional communication to adequate linguistic knowledge but impairments in the use of that knowledge in conversation or other discourse contexts.
Speech Characteristics in Children with Autism
Some of the major characteristics of autism are abnormal speech patterns. Children with autism are often non-verbal when initially diagnosed. Any present speech is usually highly deviant and of limited communicative function
Variability of speech in children with autism
The variability may be an indication of abnormal processing of auditory feedback or instability in the mechanisms that control pitch.