By Florica Stone

Through her wondering of conventional techniques relating to autism, and with decision and persistence, Florica Stone has been in a position to strengthen a lovely and supportive two-way channel of conversation along with her as soon as non-verbal and solitary autistic son. In Autism – The 8th color of the Rainbow Florica exhibits how shared meanings could be learnt and expressed among autistic and non-autistic participants, although they adventure extensively assorted perceptions of fact. via interacting with and hearing her autistic acquaintances and son, she started to comprehend the autistic studying kind and to decipher some of the behavioural wishes that come up from their specific sensory processing.

during this inspiring, much-needed advisor she offers methods of making autistic-friendly environments, editing conventional responses to autistic behaviour and utilizing literal studying, and offers many beneficial examples and routines. This ebook can assist mom and dad, academics and pros to profit the best way to have interaction meaningfully with autistic little ones, consistently improve communique and produce approximately long-lasting changes.

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3. Are the other children asking you to intervene and make peace? 4. Can you notice resentment from the other children? 5. Can the autistic child share comfortable silences with his siblings or yourself ? TeamLRN 54 AUTISM – THE EIGHTH COLOUR OF THE RAINBOW Lack of flexibility during play shows lack of shared understanding Remember, at an early stage of development, or ‘adaptation to our system of communication’ as I like to call it, the lack of flexibility is a reflection of lack of shared understanding of a given situation, not lack of willingness to take part.

Information from my mother is usually more wishful thinking than memory, so she wasn’t the person to ask. But I’m still in touch with my high school best friend. When I first met her I had been working on my voice for about two years (I wanted to be able to make political speeches), and was speaking much better. But I do know I was still being laughed at occasionally when I spoke in class, and my best friend described me as ‘speaking in Ramona (not her real name)’. She told me a number of years ago that I ‘spoke in Ramona’ until my early 20s.

Communication is a ticket to mutual understanding, your child’s freedom of expression, self-esteem and a new lease of life. Therefore your efforts to inspire communication will be rewarded in the shape of peace of mind. Autism doesn’t prevent non-verbal communication Based on my experience, I can assert that every child communicates his needs to you, even if he communicates them through what we perceive as unacceptable, repetitive or senseless behaviour. Providing him with the autistic environment for learning will make it easy for the child to adapt his style of communication to incorporate the non-autistic style.

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