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Improving Handwriting

Improving Handwriting

By Nadia Shanab | autism, parenting, tips

Autistic children often have poor handwriting. Here are 5 tips to help improve their handwriting. Poor handwriting can be attributed to one of the following reasons or a combination thereof: Lack of eye-hand coordination (very common in kids on the autism spectrum, including the highest functioning with Asperger) Poor peripheral vision Poor fine motor skills [&hellip

How are you doing today?

How are you doing today?

By Nadia Shanab | autism, parenting, tips

Here is a practical tip for both educators and parents, which can be used both at school and at home everyday. This tip will help autistic kids with poor verbal skills develop their communication abilities. This practice, if done on regular basis, can jump-start their communication. I have seen this work in several cases. It works [&hellip