Results for category 'Autism'.
National Autism Association\'s goal
The National Autism Association\'s aim is to develop the children’s potential to the maximum capacity.
ACT Today! is a funding organization which actively promotes awareness about autism treatments.
Variation in fund application criteria
The fund application criteria may vary from one grant provider to another.
Interventions for children diagnosed with autism
There are several interventions for children diagnosed with autism that can save families thousands of dollars. Some of which are DIR/Floortime, Relationship Development Intervention, Social and Stories, Pointing, Video Modelling and Picture Exchange Communication System.
The DIR Model framework
The Developmental, Individual Difference, Relationship-based (DIR®/Floortime™) Model is a framework that helps clinicians, parents and educators conduct a comprehensive assessment and develop an intervention program that is tailor fitted for the unique conditions of every children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and other developmental challenges.
Initiating the DIR/Floortime exercises
DIR/ Floortime exercises can be started with just the Engaging Austism book, a kitchen timer, few old toys and a lot of energy and imagination.
Developer of RDI
RDI was developed by Dr. Steven Gutstein, a psychologist with experience in traditional (behavioral) approaches to autism treatment.
Inexpensive social stories
Social Stories is a very inexpensive way to teach a child diagnosed with autism, social behaviors and other skills that will be used for daily living.
Definition of PECS
The Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) is an augmentative communication system developed to help individuals quickly acquire a functional means of communication . It is recommended for diagnosed children who are non-verbal or uses limited speech and motor difficulties.
Phases of PECS
PECS is made up of 6 phases to complete one program.