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Tips for helping children with autism practice eye contact

Many children with autism do not consistently look at others when communicating, which affects their ability to receive important nonverbal information from the speaker and also may affect the other speaker’s motivation to interact. Download this tip sheet for ideas you can incorporate into a child's routine to teach that eye contact can result in something pleasurable and meaningful. Read More

Am I helping my child learn to communicate?

This activity will help parents to identify specific items they can try to help their child learn to communicate effectively. Research has shown that the most critical variable in increasing speech capacity, regardless of the child's speech capability, is conversation with parents. Read More

How you can bridge the word gap

Talking with your children is important! Trends in amount of talk, vocabulary growth, and style of interaction are established at a young age. Try these fun activities from the ASQ-3 Learning Activities with the children in your program or share them with parents. Read More