COVID-19 testing is a new and possibly scary experience for anyone. Providing a meaningful explanation of what will happen, as well as strategies to cope, will help them understand what will happen and give them strategies to cope during the process.
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The Harvey Award recognizes exemplary faculty who reflect the University’s commitment to innovative engagement and outreach that addresses real-world challenges. Dr. Klinger’s project aimed at helping employers support workers with autism.
The TEACCH Tip: Change Can be Difficult: The Power of the Positive: Pick 3 has a companion video that shows how to use the latest TEACCH Tip and the downloadable visuals to help support individuals cope with change. There is also a companion TEACCH Tale that features the book, That’s Good! That’s Bad! by Margery Cuyler. This is a fun children’s book that pairs nicely with our TEACCH Tip.
Check out TEACCH’s latest Caregiver/Client blog post. Featuring TEACCH program updates, summer virtual camp resources and the latest TEACCH Tip – “Change Can be Difficult: The Power of the Positive: Pick 3!
The TEACCH Training team has been offering training to school systems and teachers across the State of North Carolina as well as across the nation and globally. Last year alone, we trained 3980 professionals. Training remains in high demand, but with the challenges of holding in person gatherings and travel, the training team has shifted … Read more
Ashley Hester, Autism Specialist from the Raleigh TEACCH Center, reads and uses visuals for the “Bear Feels Scared” book. Downloadable materials available.
It can be difficult for children with ASD to express their feelings, particularly negative feelings. We featured the book, Bear Feels Scared and developed some visual supports to add structure to the reading of this story and to help discuss feelings like scared and safe with your child.
Summertime means summer toys! Many outdoor activities are open-ended, so it can be challenging for children with ASD to know how long to engage in them. To make outdoor play most engaging for your child, consider using simple structure to make the concept of “finished” very clear.
The Fundamentals of Structured TEACCHing Workshop is setup as nine, two-hour virtual sessions that will provide participants with an overview of the learning styles of individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and Structured TEACCHing.
The blog shares program updates, TEACCH tips and resources with you. We hope you find them helpful!