Categorization is often a task that children with high function autism struggle. A study by Church et al. examined the theory that children with high functioning autism (HFA) may form and recognize categories differently than typically developing children.
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Language development in children with Asperger Syndrome is often typical for verbal language but delayed in language use. “Compared with those affected by other forms of autism spectrum disorders those with Asperger syndrome (AS) do not have significant delays or difficulties in language or cognitive development,” states the “Autism Speak’s” website. Slow developing non-verbal language skills in children […]
Transitioning to college from high school Some college students, at least initially, need additional support services to succeed. Not because they don’t have the academic skills, but because they aren’t able to manage their new independence in addition to academic demands. A College Communication Executive-Function Coach (CCEFC) helps students learn to manage their lives by […]
Struggling to motivate children and teens with speech and language disorders is an on going concern. Many learn to navigate around their deficit using strategies, but others avoid learning risks at all cost. In therapy using interests and games is a popular motivator, but using these tools does not teach students how and why they […]