For many children with autism, the number of naturally-occurring instances in which to practice language may not be enough to acquire and maintain important skills. Engaging and interacting with activities only for their intended purpose will severely limit the number of opportunities our students get to practice language. As teachers, we must “THINK OUTSIDE THE BOX” when providing opportunities to practice language. Let’s get creative and make activities MORE fun with our interaction…..which leads to MORE opportunities to practice language!
Watch this video for some ideas and let us know what you do to make learning MORE fun for your students!