https://www.middletownautism.com/covid19/bereavement-resource-8-2020

Bereavement Resource

03/08/2020

Dealing with loss can be life changing and may be particularly difficult for an autistic child or young person. A memory book can be a great way to help us process the sadness...

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https://www.middletownautism.com/covid19/how-to-make-a-kaleidoscope-8-2020

How to make a kaleidoscope

02/08/2020

This video link on how to make a kaleidoscope may appeal to autistic children and young people due to its visual nature and the visual-sensory element of the kaleidoscope when made...

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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-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/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/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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