You are wondering how to teach an autistic child. What is the secret formula? Why does it seem so difficult to capture your child’s attention? How can you get through to him or to her?
What are the steps you need to take to teach an autistic child?
1. Collect the right tools.
Follow your child’s interests to select toys and activities that inspire learning.
2. Increase your child’s motivation.
Present toys and activities in a way that motivates your child to come to you, stay with you and listen to you.
3. Set up an adapted space.
Create a space that invites your child to learn and play. Fill it with the materials necessary to inspire progress. Organize it to increase your child’s skills.
4. Create your home program team.
Choose the people who will help your child succeed. Create a team and coach them to teach your child.
5. Have specific and quantifiable goals for your child.
What are you working towards with your child? How are you measuring success?
6. Enjoy the journey as a family.
This is your moment. Grow, progress, succeed as a family. Learn from everything and enjoy time together.
Every home program has its own special sauce. How will you use these tips to teach your child? I would love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below! ♥
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