Teaching Sign Language

Teaching Sign Language: Why I Still Start with Sign for Language Development

I got an interesting email about teaching sign language just the other day that I'd like to read and answer for you right here:

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Ease Transitions: Why Do Students with Autism Have Such a Difficult Time?

Let's talk about transitions and autism. Imagine you are at the beach on a beautiful sunny day having a cold drink and reading a great book. On a scale of 1 to 10 with 10 being the most reinforcing activity, you would probably rate being at the beach on this day to be a 10. Without warning, I…

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Autism Transition Strategies: 5 Steps to Smoother Transitions

You might be wondering why children with autism have such a hard time transitioning from highly preferred activities to non-preferred activities. I’m here to tell you that we all have trouble with transitions, and I'll be providing you with some autism transition strategies to help your child or…

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