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What Is Autism Spectrum Disorder?

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a difference in the way a kid’s brain develops. It is a complex developmental disorder characterized by persistent difficulties in social interaction, speech, and nonverbal communication, and restricted or repetitive behaviors. The effects of ASD and the severity of symptoms vary from person to person.

 

AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER PRESENTATION

What’s It Like to Have Autism Spectrum Disorder?

 

A kid with autism might have trouble:

 

  • Talking and learning the meaning of words
  • Making friends or fitting in
  • Dealing with changes ( having a substitute teacher, like trying new foods or having toys moved from their normal places)
  • Dealing with loud noises, bright lights, or crowds
  • Kids might also move in an unusual way (like flapping their hands) or do an equivalent thing repeatedly (like saying an equivalent word).

 

 

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What Causes Autism?

 

Although there is no known single cause of autism, studies show that developing autism can be due to genetic and environmental factors, or a combination of both. These genetic and environmental influences may increase the likelihood of a child developing autism. They do not, by themselves, cause autism.

 

Genetic risks. Change or mutations in certain genes increase the risk of autism in children, and this can be passed down if either parent carries the changed gene. This is why autism tends to run in families. Autism is also associated with genetic conditions, such as Rett syndrom or fragile X syndrome.
 
Environmental risks. Certain conditions and situations may also increase or decrease the risk of autism in people who are already genetically predisposed to it. For example, advanced parent age, consecutive pregnancies (less than a year apart), multiple pregnancies (twins or triplets, etc.), and pregnancy and birth complications (low birth weight, premature birth earlier than 26 weeks) are shown to increase the risk of autism. On the other hand, vaccines, despite the controversies and debates surrounding it, have been proven through decades of research and studies to not cause or have any affect a child’s chances of developing autism.

 

How Is Autism Diagnosed?

 

At every checkup, pediatricians look for signs of autism in babies and small children. If parents observe that their child is not showing typical development for his or her age (such as delayed speech for their age, lack of interest in socializing with peers or family, plays in unsual ways), they may notify their doctor. When a doctor suspects that a child may have autism, he or she will consult with a team of experts to determine whether the child has autism through a series of tests and evaluations.

 

 

How Is Autism Spectrum Disorder Treated?

 

There is no cure for autism, but treatment can make an enormous difference. The younger kids are once they start treatment, the better their chances at managing the disorder and leading productive, successful lives. Doctors, therapists, and special education teachers and tutors can help kids learn to speak, play, and learn. Therapists can also help kids with their studies, building relationships, and socialization.

How to Teach Students With Autism Spectrum Disorder?

BE VISUAL. Visual aids can help students with ASD in a wide range of areas—from understanding rules to explaining social situations.

 

CREATE STRUCTURE. Routines are especially important for students who require a tight structure. Students on the spectrum can benefit from a personal daily schedule with built-in visuals.

 

GET SOCIAL THROUGH STORIES. Difficulty with social skills is one of the most known struggles of children with ASD. Using “social stories” for social learning and ynderstanding can help guide students through interactions with peers and teach social norms.

 

KEEP IT SIMPLE. Many students struggle with following complicated directions, not only children who are on the spectrum. Even more so when a student is having trouble with oral language processing, as is the case for many children on the spectrum.

 

INCLUDE SENSORY ACTIVITIES. Most children who are on the spectrum are over- or under-reactive to sensory stimuli.

 

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TAKE A BREAK. Sometimes students need a quiet place to retreat.

 

PARENTS KNOW THEIR CHILD BEST. Parents of youngsters on the spectrum can provide valuable insight into a child’s routines, triggers, and the reasons behind behaviors.

 

CREATE A CULTURE OF UNDERSTANDING. Having honest conversations about autism with all students will help educate them about the disorder. It will also teach other children how to best approach and interact with a peer who is on the spectrum.

 

TREAT THEM AS CHILDREN FIRSTWe must not forget the fact that children with ASD are exceptional individuals. They are, above all, children. Treat them as you would any other student: explore their interests, give them opportunities to demonstrate their talents and abilities, provide support as needed, and celebrate their success and accomplishments.

How Can Themba Tutors’ Autism Spectrum Disorder Tutoring Help you?

 

Autism spectrum disorder tutoring is different from tutoring other class subjects because it is more inclusive. It provides a more direct one-on-one approach that may be lacking in your child’s curriculum and accommodates ASD-related difficulties that hinder his or her ability to learn.

 

However, despite incredible advances in special education services, many children are still unable to receive all of the assistance they require to achieve the success in school and later life. So it’s not a surprise that many parents are turning to one-on-one autism spectrum disorder tutoring to make sure their children are equipped with the right skills and knowledge needed for academic success.

 

At Themba Tutors, our autism spectrum disorder tutors are all experts in special education. We understand that children with autism are individuals, which means we put importance in creating a tutoring plan that is tailored to their unique needs rather than a one-size-fits-all approach. Our main goal is to help your child achieve academic success that may not be possible without the focus and attention they require. We collaborate with learning specialists, doctors, and parents to customize a tutoring plan that will give your child the results you’re looking for. We believe that every student and individual can reach great skills and goals with proper guidance and teaching strategies. 

 
We know that learning becomes especially difficult for a child with autism spectrum disorder. Hence, we are here to work with you to ensure that your child’s specific needs are addressed and provide solutions and strategies. We recognize that students with autism spectrum disorder and other learning disorders have great intellectual capabilities, and all they need is proper tutoring. At Themba Tutors, we realize that students with autism spectrum disorder often need to work on specific problems one step at a time. Our tutors will set up specific tasks related to a larger goal.

 

HELPFUL VIDEOS

 

An Autistic Perspective on Autism & Executive Functioning – My EF Hacks

In this video, you will learn about the daily life problems of individuals with autism.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What are the types of autism?

Before recently, it was autistic disorder, Asperger’s syndrome, pervasive developmental disorder not otherwise specified (PDD-NOS). Today it is called autism spectrum disorders.

What are the symptoms and signs of autism?

 

  • Abnormal body language and facial expressions.
  • Avoidance of eye contact or poor eye contact.
  • Behavioral disturbances and hand flapping. 
  • Deficits in language comprehension.
  • Delays in learning to speak.
  • Flat or monotonous speech.
  • Inappropriate or lack of social interaction.
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At Themba Tutors, we will let you know what kind of help you need once we set up a free intake. Knowing the student’s strengths and weaknesses is vital in helping the student with the challenges they’re facing. We offer services that include academic coaching and tutoring based on the student’s needs. We also offer a hybrid model for those students who need help with content and improving their underlying study skills. 

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