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Restricted Interests In Children With Autism articles Mar 17, 2021

Restricted Interests In Children With Autism.

Having restricted interest is a common characteristic of autism. Children with autism tend to focus in-depth on an issue or activity and have...

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How to organise preschool work for children with autism articles Mar 10, 2021

How to organise preschool work for children with autism.

Children with autism benefit greatly from learning in a structured environment. Order and routine will be your best allies when teaching...

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How We Managed Lockdown With A Child With Autism articles May 21, 2020

How We Managed Lockdown With A Child With Autism.

It’s been ten long weeks since Ireland went into lockdown. Although the situation is far from over, seeing the number of cases of COVID-19...

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Super Simple Playdough Recipe articles May 14, 2020

Super Simple Playdough Recipe.

This week I want to share a quick recipe to make homemade playdough. I use a super simple recipe, so you probably already have all the ingredients you need for it in...

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First And Next Boards articles Mar 12, 2020

First And Next Boards.

First and next boards are very simple schedules that we use to help children with autism. They can also be of benefit to any child or student who finds it...

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Cooking With Your Child articles Mar 05, 2020

Cooking With Your Child.

Have you heard of Temple Grandin? She is an American autistic professor and an advocate for the rights of autistic people. I attended one of her talks in Dublin a few...

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Let's Talk About Love & Relationships articles Feb 14, 2020

Let's Talk About Love & Relationships.

With Valentine’s Day coming up, I would like to talk about love and relationships!

There is no question that having children has a big...

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The Myth Of Educational Toys articles Jan 30, 2020

The Myth Of Educational Toys

During the early days of my career as a visiting teacher, I began to build my collection of toys from specialised catalogues. I was sure that I needed lots of these...

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