Results for category 'Autism'.
Mimicry problems in children with autism
While autistic children perform relatively well in emulation tasks, they tend to have problems with mimicry tasks.
Difference of General Dentists from Pediatric Dentists
Pediatric dentists differ from general dentists for the reason that they are professionally trained to handle children. They are knowledgeable in behavior management techniques that will help ease your child’s fears and anxieties.
Dental requirement for professional practice
Pediatric dentists should have an active license given by the state board to practice his or her profession in your particular state.
Behavior Management techniques used by dentitsts
Pediatric dentists are trained to use behavior management techniques that combine good communication dialogues, facial expressions and voice tone in order to gain your child’s cooperation.
Papoose Board Description
A Papoose board is a board used to stabilize your child during a procedure and restrain the child’s limbs to prevent injury to themselves, the dental staff or equipment.
Sports as an autism therapy
One form of therapy for a child with developmental disability is sports. Allowing the child to participate in fun games will pave the way for new life experiences and at the same time further enrich motor, communication and coordination skills.
Karate lessons as a good sports therapy for children with autism
Karate lessons are a good example of a sport for the child diagnosed with autism. It involves focusing on a set of poses that can be viewed by the child as a routine.
Definition of Routine
A routine can be defined as something that is done over and over again, maybe at the same time and in the same order.
Preparing a child with autism for sports using therapeutic techniques
The use of therapeutic techniques such as Video Modeling and Social Stories can help preparing the child for the game he chose to be involved in. Informing the child of the sequence of events that will happen during the actual day of game would help eliminate the element of surprise that can overwhelm the child and cause him or her to lose focus.
The National Autism Association is one such non-profit organization.