https://www.middletownautism.com/covid19/promotion-of-sleep-podcast-7-2020

Promotion Of Sleep Podcast

31/07/2020

In our podcast today Middletown Trainer/Adviser Tara Vernon discusses strategies to promote positive sleep habits for children and young people with autism.

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https://www.middletownautism.com/covid19/creating-a-calm-corner-7-2020

Creating a Calm Corner

29/07/2020

This resource identifies items that may be utilised when creating a calm space for your child or young person at home. Please note that this list of ideas is not exhaustive nor is...

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https://www.middletownautism.com/covid19/creating-a-calm-area-7-2020

Creating a Calm Area

29/07/2020

Are you considering creating a calm zone or chill out area at home for your child or young person? Calm zones can be a great calming strategy; you may have heard them mentioned in...

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https://www.middletownautism.com/covid19/csi-fingerpront-7-2020

CSI FingerPront

28/07/2020

Today's resource is an idea we are sharing from the National Council of Special Education Ireland. This activity requires minimal resources and may offer hours fun for a child o...

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https://www.middletownautism.com/covid19/grounding-strategies-7-2020

Grounding Strategies

27/07/2020

In this video, Middletown Trainer Advisor Edel Quin introduces a range of ideas for teaching an autistic child or young person grounding strategies in order to help them manage ove...

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https://www.middletownautism.com/covid19/wearing-a-mask-7-2020

Wearing a Mask

25/07/2020

As wearing masks becomes more commonplace, some autistic children and young people may wish to or be expected to wear masks . Today we have two resources aimed at introducing th...

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https://www.middletownautism.com/covid19/new-podcast-brian-mc-clean-mindfulness-7-2020

New Podcast Brian Mc Clean Mindfulness

24/07/2020

In this podcast Dr McClean identifies low arousal and rapport as crucial elements for learning and wellbeing. In addition, he offers practical tips about how we can use mindfuln...

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https://www.middletownautism.com/covid19/developing-a-worry-jar-7-2020

Developing a Worry Jar

22/07/2020

The Worry Jar is a strategy that is normally used with children and young people in mainstream settings. This structured concept aims to help make the idea of a worry more tang...

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https://www.middletownautism.com/covid19/problem-vs-reaction-7-2020

Problem Vs Reaction

21/07/2020

Reactions to challenging situations should be expressed in relation to the size of the problem encountered. Today’s resource is a visual support designed to help child and young pe...

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https://www.middletownautism.com/covid19/autism-little-learners-book-series-7-2020

Autism Little Learners book series

19/07/2020

This link provides access to a helpful series of COVID-19 related texts to explain specific topics and situations to our children and young people. Topics include: What is social...

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https://www.middletownautism.com/covid19/monkey-and-bananas-shoebox-task-7-2020

Monkey and Bananas Shoebox Task

18/07/2020

The use of structure can help to make tasks more easily achievable for the learner. Structure informs the learner of where to start, what to do and when the task will be finished....

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https://www.middletownautism.com/covid19/jar-of-positive-affirmations-7-2020

Jar of Positive Affirmations

14/07/2020

We know that sometimes our children and young people with autism may be aversive to touch and/or may not always find verbal affirmation meaningful.

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https://www.middletownautism.com/covid19/making-juice-step-by-step-7-2020

Making Juice Step by Step

13/07/2020

Promoting life skills and independence with autistic children and young people is crucially important. Simple tasks such as making juice can be a good place to start and may be...

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