ConnectABILITY

It is natural to become anxious when we do not understand what is expected in certain situations or settings. In other words, when environmental and/or situational demands become unclear, it can generate anxiety in many of us. All children experience …
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Asha is a three-year old girl who looks forward to playing in the outdoor sandbox. Asha gets very excited when she has a chance to dig with her hands and build mountains. However, when the teacher reminds Asha that it …
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Joining a group of children in a game or asking a friend to play can be very challenging for some children. Playing and interacting with others is an important social skill that children need to learn. As a parent, teacher, …
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Materials Required: 2 puppets 2 games for the puppet show (e.g., Connect 4, or Hungry, hungry hippos) puppet theatre (optional) visual schedule outlining the schedule for this session rules board crayons, markers or pencils (one per child) scissors (one per …
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Fact Sheet

What is Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)?
For diagnostic purposes in North America, this category of disorders is currently identified as Pervasive Developmental Disorders or PDD (1994, Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition, American Psychiatric Association).
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