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Posts Tagged ‘socialization’

Peer’s Effect on Children with Autism

By Nadia Shanab | Uncategorized

Facilitating social interaction for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is crucial to help them communicate and connect with the society. In schools, adults should encourage kids with autism to mingle with typically developed peers on the play ground. Luckily, all children enjoy recess and playtime, because it is simply a time to have fun!

“Bandit” A Robot to Jump-Start Socialization

By Nadia Shanab | autism, general advice, parenting

This is a great idea that can help take spectrum children out of their isolation and train them to decode human facial experession and social cues. Bandit, the robot, can be used as a transition for autistic children to interact and better understand the off-spectrum individuals. This is a very interesting article. Read more here: