Helping Students with High Functioning Autism Reflect on their Behavior Using Contingency Comics

Increasing your student’s capacity to accurately reflect on their behavior in a manner that might influence future behavior is an uphill battle when it comes to supporting those with autism.  I personally struggled with this as a high school teacher with my student Brandon over ten years ago.  After seeking out different methodologies, … Continue reading

Utilizing Minecraft and Other Highly Restricted Interests to Support Students with Autism

 

Successfully teaching students with autism how the world works often requires us getting to know a bit about their world first.  This means coming to understand their individual interests, passions, and fears that drive them.   Over the years as an Autism Specialist I have found that when you take a “highly restricted … Continue reading