The Neuroscience of Autism ft. 12tone

The Neuroscience of Autism ft. 12tone

When researchers talk about the “normal” human brain, there really isn’t any such thing. But trying to understand how brains vary is valuable, because it helps us understand how differences in the structure and function of the brain lead to differences in behavior. Hey there, Brainiacs! I’m Alie Astrocyte. This week, I want to talk…

How To:  Intro to Functional Communication

How To: Intro to Functional Communication

Welcome to the How To series. This How To presents an introduction to teaching functional communication to early childhood learners. Some of the children you will see will not have a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorders. However, the examples all depict strategies and teaching practices that can benefit all students. Functional communication is a very…

What is autism spectrum disorder? | Mental health | NCLEX-RN | Khan Academy

What is autism spectrum disorder? | Mental health | NCLEX-RN | Khan Academy

– [Voiceover] So autism spectrum disorder is a really broad social disorder that affects the way that someone communicates and interacts with other people. And the reason that I say it’s a really broad disorder, the reason we call it a “spectrum disorder” is because each person with autism spectrum disorder is affected a little…