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Supporting Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder in an Educational Setting

Autism Spectrum Disorder Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) manifests itself in unique ways from person to person. For the purpose of teaching a child with ASD, it is important for school staff to embrace the concept of neurodiversity. Neurodiversity is the idea that students experience and interact with the world around them in different ways. Teachers …

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How to Improve Emotional Regulation Among Children with Autism and ADHD

What is Emotional Regulation and Why is it Important? Emotional regulation is an individual’s ability to effectively manage and respond to a situation that might provoke emotions such as stress, anxiety, annoyance, anger, and frustration. A person with strong emotional regulation skills can: Notice when they become emotionally charged. Consider the consequences of their responses. …

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Addressing Behavioral Challenges in Children with Autism

Behavioral issues can be common among children with autism. Understanding behavior and how to respond to it, specifically in a positive way, can help parents or caregivers overcome some of these behavioral challenges. What is Behavior? Behavior is the way in which a person acts or conducts oneself, especially towards others. Behavior is measurable and …

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