Posts tagged working on skills
How We Can Avoid the Summer Slide

As summer trucks along and the school year starts to approach, you like many other parents start to think about the transition back to school and/or where you child is on their academic skills.

Families also use the summer time as a period of time to continue academic and skill gains from the previous school year. They’ll even work on IEP goals to keep their child on track. In today’s post, I’ll recommend a few ways you can avoid the summer slide, keep your child on track, and get them ready for the upcoming school year by the end of the summer.

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Why Work-Based Learning Experiences Are Important for Youth with Autism

Work-based learning experiences are a significant predictor of success in adulthood, according to research focused on the transition to adulthood for students with disabilities. We’ll share what exactly work-based learning experiences are, why they’re important (especially in high school and college), and what you can do next.

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Exercise as an Evidence-Based Practice

Many teens and adults on the autism spectrum are less physically active in comparison to their peers. Exercise can be used to improve the overall physical fitness of autistic individuals. Also, exercise can be used to increase coping skills and decrease challenging behaviors (aggression, self-injurious behaviors). In this post, we’ll be discussing how to create and integrate daily opportunities for physical activity for teens and adults with ASD.

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