ConnectABILITY

A transition occurs when a child is required to change location, activity, environment or position. Transitions are often difficult for many children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Why are transitions difficult? Transitions are often difficult for children with ASD. Due …
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Children are the most precious cargo we carry in our vehicle. Travelling with children requires some planning ahead for safety and comfort. Families who have children with special needs can spend even more time travelling to appointments. Whether you live …
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Many children need support when learning new skills. Breaking a skill down into smaller steps can help a child learn one step at a time. The number of steps a skill or task is broken into depends on the needs …
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There are several methods of testing a child’s hearing. The method chosen depends in part on the child’s age, development, or health status. Behavioural Tests: involve careful observation of a child’s behavioural response to sounds like calibrated speech and pure …
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There are a multitude of child-care program choices for parents to select from and sometimes understanding the differences can be overwhelming. Depending on your daily schedule you may be able to attend more than one community program. Families should select …
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Communication is an active partnership between people that involves more than words. We communicate with each other using speech, gestures, touch, and facial expressions. Successful communication involves both understanding and being understood by others. A child with special needs may …
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We communicate with others in different ways. We can greet a friend by saying “hello”, by waving our hand, or smiling at them. As a parent, teacher of early childhood professional you can use gestures or signs while speaking. This …
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About the Program: This kit is designed to provide classroom teachers with all the activities and material ideas required to implement the sessions in the classroom. There are six sessions, usually implemented on a weekly basis with the entire group …
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