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
By Katherine McFarlane, Registered Psychologist Supporting children on the autism spectrum in early childhood can empower them to build vital skills that last a lifetime. Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a developmental disorder impacting social skills, language and communication, sensory sensitivities and rigid or repetitive behaviours. Autism is a spectrum 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
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