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Fear Ladder Resources

08/07/2020

Today’s resource offers two sample ‘fear ladder’ templates that you may use as is or adapt to suit the individual child or young person. It is based on the video we shared earli...

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https://www.middletownautism.com/covid19/developing-fear-ladders-7-2020

Developing Fear Ladders

08/07/2020

In this video, Middletown Trainer Advisor Edel Quinn explains the concept of the’ fear ladder’ and associated strategies that may be used to help your child with their fears. Fe...

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https://www.middletownautism.com/covid19/taking-care-of-my-baby-doll-7-2020

Taking Care of my Baby Doll

07/07/2020

Pretend play may be difficult for some children with autism. Initiating and having an idea of what to do and how to use toys is abstract. Here is an example of introducing pr...

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https://www.middletownautism.com/covid19/what-is-the-new-normal-to-a-child-7-2020

What is the new Normal to a Child?

06/07/2020

Click on the link to view a video which might help to explain the new normal. As things begin to open up, it may be difficult for children and young people to understand our ever-c...

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https://www.middletownautism.com/covid19/positive-postcards-7-2020

Positive Postcards

04/07/2020

Sharing positive and encouraging words and messages is important, and more so at this time of being away from our typical routines of school, work and life. It is always nice t...

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https://www.middletownautism.com/covid19/the-positive-thinking-game-7-2020

The Positive Thinking Game

03/07/2020

Developing positive self-esteem is important for all children as it helps them to find new ways to look at their abilities, boosts confidence and overall happiness. This positive...

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https://www.middletownautism.com/covid19/podcast-in-july-7-2020

Podcast in July

02/07/2020

We are very pleased to announce a new venture. The Centre is providing a weekly podcast every Friday in July and August featuring interviews with the international and local presen...

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https://www.middletownautism.com/covid19/cosmic-kids-yoga-6-2020

Cosmic Kids Yoga

27/06/2020

Learning to relax is a self-regulation skill that may need to be explicitly taught. Cosmic Kids Yoga presents fun, step by step, visual guidance that your child may find engaging....

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https://www.middletownautism.com/covid19/life-skills-resources-6-2020

Life Skills Resources

26/06/2020

As mentioned in the Q&A with Dr Templin Grandin the acquisition of life skills is of extreme importance for autistic children and young people. Accessible chef is a collection o...

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Promoting Sleep Resources

25/06/2020

Following on from our ‘Promoting Sleep’ webinar here are a number of resources. Clicking on the YouTube link will bring you to an Operation Ouch video on sleep aimed at primary sc...

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https://www.middletownautism.com/covid19/social-distancing-resources-6-2020

Social Distancing Resources

21/06/2020

As COVID 19 restrictions relax, our combined ability to comply with social distancing regulations becomes increasingly important. For some of our children and young people with aut...

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https://www.middletownautism.com/covid19/worry-dolls-6-2020

Worry Dolls

20/06/2020

Worry dolls are small handmade dolls originating from the indigenous people of Guatemala. Making the doll is part of the process and may help the child or young person engage with...

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Energy Accounting

19/06/2020

Maja Toudal’s energy accounting method reimagines the concept of a bank account where the child or young person experiences energy withdrawals and deposits.

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https://www.middletownautism.com/covid19/mindfulness-resources-6-2020

Mindfulness Resources

17/06/2020

Following on from our webinar with Dr. Brian McClean we are sharing two resources which we hope you will find helpful. Our ‘Co-regulation’ resource suggests different activities yo...

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