Anxiety Disorders: Types, Symptoms and Treatment of Anxiety Disorders
Autistic Spectrum Disorder In the last 20 years the prevalence of Autism Spectrum Disorders has skyrocketed. It was estimated that the incidence of autism was about 1 in 10,000 children in the early 1990’s. That number has risen dramatically to approximately 1 in 88 children today. Even more shocking is that ASDs now affect approximately 1 in 54 boys.
These Community Helpers Sorting Mats w/ Real Photos include 10 unique sorting mats that focus on identifying community helpers and objects associated with them. At an independent workstation, center or language group, students complete the following sorting mats by identifying the community helper and the things associated with him or her. For example the police officer mat includes handcuffs, a police car, a flashlight, a police hat, a police vest, etc.
Most children have this inate sense of danger that keeps them relatively safe. Our children with autism lack any sense of danger which inherently puts them in more danger than the average child. As with most skills , you have to approach it from a developmental standpoint . What you can not do is to neglect teaching this skill regardless of the age of the person with autism. I Read more