Methods in Teaching Children with Autism
By Susi Irawati
Teaching children with autism had been a central role in the care of children with autism and Asperger syndrome. Many children with autism appear to have retreated from a world which for them seems to threaten and unpredictable. They provide resistance to learning and change, often prefer isolation rather than human contact and have difficulty engaging in targeted employment when they are left to themselves or have inclinations to engage itself with particular interest in striking a long time.
Structured methods of teaching children with autism are suitable to counter isolation, stereotyped behavior, while enhancing the child’s development. In this context, Denmark in recent years has been inspired by TEACCH theory and practice of teaching children with autism from North Carolina, USA. TEACCH stands for Treatment and Education of Autistic and related Communication handicapped Children.
TEACCH Program has research and developed an effective and workable method of teaching children with autism that makes it possible to promote independence and increase social and communicative competence in children with autism.
More and more educators and teachers in Denmark have participated in intensive TEACCH training courses of teaching children with autism designed to teach professionals how they can best support the autistic child to compensate for their limitations and weaknesses. Here, organized daily pedagogical work from a structured educational frame of reference where clarity, predictability, clarity, visualization and repetition are the mainstays.
Teaching children with autism by social stories and comic strip conversations
In addition to structured pedagogy, there are other recognized methods of teaching children with autism were involved in reading. More and more professionals in Denmark use an engaging and effective instructional method of teaching children with autism developed by Carol Gray in Michigan, USA by social stories and comic strip conversations.
By using social stories and comic strip conversations can help to clarify and understand complex social situations and identify appropriate reading strategies.
ABA method for teaching children with autism
ABA is the acronym for Applied Behaviour Analysis.
ABA is a general psychotherapeutic and pedagogical method of teaching children with autism that has been specially developed and refined for the treatment of autism and related developmental disorders.
Intensive ABA treatment of teaching children with autism consists of 30-40 hours of learning per week.
ABA treatment of teaching children with autism provided in local kindergartens or schools so that children with autism are able to imitate and interact with normally developed children.
ABA treatment of teaching children with autism based on thorough analysis and data recording, so the effect of intensive treatment can be evaluated.
Incoming search terms:
- teaching pedagogies dealing with autism