For children with ASD (autism spectrum disorder) lacking appropriate verbal and non-verbal communication skills is an issue. This absence of verbal and non-verbal communication skills is mostly due to social deficiencies, often described as social skills deficits, which are a common indicator of autism.
There is no cure for autism spectrum disorder, but there are remedies for autism which can help overcome the hurdles thrown up by an individual’s social deficiencies. Although communication concerns are a common indicator of autism, many parents struggle to find suitable methods that will help their child learn verbal and non-verbal communication skills.
Social exchanges can be difficult for children with ASD. Lacking the appropriate skill to be able to read another persons facial expression or body language can be a huge hurdle and undoubtedly lead to social MISTAKES.
All children with autism spectrum disorder experience problems with the appropriate use of language. For example they may have problems with intonation, rhythm, and word and sentence meaning.
Sometimes kids with ASD may COPY certain things for example scripts from the T.V like commercials, or shows that are of interest to them, they may repeat a line from a book, radio show or song and continually want to repeat this phrase.
Other kids with ASD may have phrases that they use in situations, for example some children on the autism spectrum may introduce themselves at the beginning of conversations, or introduce their parent each day at the start and end of school.
Many parents, care givers and teachers look for ways to teach conversational skill tactics to children on the autism spectrum
Studies suggest using autism social stories to teach conversational skill tactics to children on the autism will help the child’s communication concerns.
Certainly your first step will be to consult a speech and language pathologist to have your child’s communication concerns evaluated.
Using autism social stories to teach conversational skill tactics to children on the autism spectrum can prove successful. Autism social stories are short EXPRESSIVE visual step by step plans that show in clear no frill detail the skill or behavior being grasped. So for example with communication concerns a parent may present a suitable social story showing the child with ASD how this can be realized helping to make them more relaxed with the skill or situation.
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