‘Autism’ Blog Posts
11 Auditory Processing Activities You Can Do Without Spending a Dime!December 4th, 2017 2020-04-23T11:49:05-07:00 2017-12-04T11:10:21-08:00
Auditory processing is a critical component to reading success. We work on a variety of auditory processing areas every time we do activities from the Reading Pack: Five Minutes to Better Reading Skills, Making Spelling Sense, Ten Minutes to Better Study Skills, and The Comprehension Zone. For example, The Comprehension Zone is a game where we play for both auditory memory, auditory comprehension, and reading comprehension. Making Spelling Sense is where we work on auditory discrimination, auditory closure, and auditory memory.
3 Alternative ADHD StrategiesJanuary 13th, 2015 2015-01-23T23:20:18-08:00 2015-01-13T02:51:14-08:00
Bonnie Terry, M. Ed., BCET shares 3 ADHD strategies for kids or adults that really make a difference. View the video here.
How To Improve Reading Skills With a Non-verbal Autistic StudentMarch 17th, 2009 2015-02-04T23:58:09-08:00 2009-03-17T15:01:37-07:00
This question just came in from Penny Ray: Hi Bonnie! I have a question about “Five Minutes to Better Reading”. Have you used that program with a non-speaking student? What do you recommend for non-speaking (non-verbal autistic) kids in terms of boosting reading skills? Am looking for anything that would help. Thanks, Penny Ray Hi […]
10 Steps to Easier Learning Even If You Have LD or DyslexiaJanuary 28th, 2009 2015-01-24T00:58:25-08:00 2009-01-28T18:14:16-08:00
Here are 10 easy steps or suggestions for you to make learning easier for your student. These suggestions work whether you have learning problems such as LD, dyslexia, ADD, autism, or gifted. These ideas will help every student because they are based on sound principles of brain-based learning. Teach with associations e.g. Instead of underlining nouns […]
My 13 yr Old Wants To Just Read and Not Write, How Can I Help?January 27th, 2009 2009-01-27T17:57:19-08:00 2009-01-27T17:57:19-08:00
My children are 11 and 13. My 11 yr old has processing problems and my 13 yr old wants to just read and not write. Thank you, Theresa Today I’ll address the writing problem. Children are often fearful of writing. They think that their writing won’t be any good. This happens to most children at […]
Can You Improve Reading Speed & Fluency in 5 Minutes a Day?December 18th, 2008 2008-12-18T15:43:19-08:00 2008-12-18T15:43:19-08:00
Miriam writes: This child knows how to read. The problem is bringing him up to speed. He reads 23 words per minute and according to the teacher he should be at 43 words per minute! What do I do to help? Hi Miriam, Schools, teachers, parents, even homeschooling parents are becoming more concerned about reading fluency and […]