autism spectrum disorder

Social skills for kids are important as they enable them to interact with others and conquer their daily challenges, be that in the playground, on the sporting field or at home.  Social skills include a whole range of things from eye Read more

Beth Saggers, Queensland University of TechnologyIn our series, Better Teachers, we’ll explore how to improve teacher education in Australia. We’ll look at what the evidence says on a range of themes including how Read more

Being diagnosed with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), specifically Asperger's Syndrome, in August 1994, I would suggest that I experience the same kinds of difficulties as others diagnosed with an ASD.For instance, we dislike change (we prefer routine), we tend to be obsessive and we become anxious very easily.We also take what is said to us literally.For example, the teacher says Read more