Results for category 'Autism'.
Administration of sedative during air travel for children with Autism
If administering a sedative to calm your child during the duration of the flight, make sure that your pediatrician has approved of it before actually giving it to your child. Inquire about the right dosage and time the drug should be given and possible side effects of the medication of there are any.
Speech and Language Impairment
Spech impairment and language impairment have substantially different aspects.
3 Major activities for realizing Speech and Language Therapy
There are three major activities for realizing this therapy (i.e., language intervention activity, feeding therapy, and articulation therapy).
Intensive Behavior Intervention
IBI is a repetitive therapy for the improvement of life skills.
Formal Play and Informal Play
Formal play time happens during for example a therapy session, while informal play is usually the unsupervised and casual play a child does at his or her own home.
Play-based Direct Observation
Play-based direct observation is done during a child’s formal or informal play time.
Hawthorne effect is the involuntary change of behavior of a person who knows he or she is being observed.
Functional Direct Observation
is done to complete a task or achieve certain goals.
Observation as a constant process
Observation is a constant process that is done in all type of settings.
Uses of Direct and Indirect Observation
Both Direct and Indirect observation are useful tools in assessing, diagnosing and treating autism spectrum disorders.