Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
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Use Printable Picture Cards for Better Communication Pictures are powerful communication tools that provide a simple way to make communication more effective and less stressful for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Those with other learning challenges such as ADHD, speech & language delays or cognitive challenges benefit significantly when visual strategies are integrated into their lives.
Photo by kawanet The sport of gymnastics can provide children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) access to a differentiated approach, which potentially can create a model program to meet each child’s individual needs in a unique and effective manner. Gymnastics is a sport that provides an enriching environment filled with opportunities for sharpening the mind by stimulating the brain, fostering social skills, and strengthening gross and fine motor skills, while providing children with ASD an alternative method for learning and developing new skills. Concentration or focus is required in each skill that is executed in the sport of gymnastics.