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Page from SMART-ASD - University of Bath. Page from SMART-ASD - University of Bath. Page from SMART-ASD - University of Bath. Special Learning Articles. Teaching Children with Autism: Benefits of Integrating Technology. Typically developing children tend to be naturally social and desire social interaction with others.

Teaching Children with Autism: Benefits of Integrating Technology

Children with Autism often seem withdrawn, may display unusual behaviors and have trouble communicating effectively within social situations. It is very common for children affected by Autism to not use functional speech at all. Emerging research and practices have shown that using technology-based supports has been effective in targeting the main challenges for individuals with ASD – communication, socialization and motivation. These main challenges have a critical effect on the way individuals with ASD participate in home, school and community environments.

Autism, Technology and Play: a practitioner led study. About me My name is Maggi, and I’m a PhD student in the Patrick Wild Centre at the University of Edinburgh.

Autism, Technology and Play: a practitioner led study

Before starting my PhD, I studied psychological science and research methods, and worked in various social care services, mostly with adults who have a learning or developmental disability. I first encountered autism, in a professional context, at a residential care home I worked at during the summer in 2013, and since then, have been actively studying autism, and working with autistic people. Developing symbolic play for children with autism using a joint-play intervention.

Marwick, Helen Margaret and Jarvie, Karena and Johnston, Lorna and Cowie, Hilary and Quinn, Nicola and Cunningham, Rachael (2013) Developing symbolic play for children with autism using a joint-play intervention.

Developing symbolic play for children with autism using a joint-play intervention

In: European Early Childhood Educational Research Association Conference (EECERA), 2013-08-28. Full text not available in this repository. (Request a copy from the Strathclyde author) To examine developments in symbolic play using standardized measures following a joint-play intervention for children with autism Naturalistic play interventions reflect the theoretical position that play difficulties in children with autism follow from reduced motivation to engage in shared playful activities with co-construction of pretence.

Bilingualism, Autism and Executive Functions. The impact of bilingualism on the executive control functions of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) Hello everyone!

Bilingualism, Autism and Executive Functions

My name is Shereen, I’m from Egypt, born and raised in the United Arab Emirates. In 2006, I started a journey of higher education. Three Ways School Sensory Garden. Art in the Three Ways Sensory Studio. Art in the Three Ways Sensory Studio. Robots4Autism - An Error Occurred Setting Your User Cookie. The Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) What is PECS?

The Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS)

The Picture Exchange Communication System, or PECS, allows people with little or no communication abilities to communicate using pictures. People using PECS are taught to approach another person and give them a picture of a desired item in exchange for that item. By doing so, the person is able to initiate communication. A child or adult with autism can use PECS to communicate a request, a thought, or anything that can reasonably be displayed or symbolized on a picture card.

PECS works well in the home or in the classroom. Autism Apps.