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Personal Care Podcast

04/09/2020

In our final podcast (for now!) Jill McCanney, one of the Centre’s specialist occupational therapists, will discuss the challenges which personal care activities may create for man...

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https://www.middletownautism.com/social-media/september-webinars-9-2020

September Webinars

02/09/2020

Middletown Centre for Autism are pleased to announce a second webinar series beginning on 9 September.

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Movement Breaks

01/09/2020

Movement breaks are typically classroom based physical activity programmes designed to get students moving more. Movement breaks are beneficial for all students as they typicall...

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Open Containers

30/08/2020

Teaching your child how to open certain containers or food items will not only help with their independence and fine motor skills but will alleviate the need for too many hands tou...

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https://www.middletownautism.com/social-media/dr-temple-grandin-podcast-8-2020

Dr Temple Grandin Podcast

28/08/2020

In today’s podcast Dr Temple Grandin speaks with the Centre’s CEO Gary Cooper OBE about the impact of the pandemic, the changes she needed to make in her own life and the importanc...

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https://www.middletownautism.com/social-media/how-to-guide-flexible-thinking-8-2020

How to Guide Flexible Thinking

28/08/2020

This “how to” guide explains the importance of thinking in a flexible way. It also provides some introductory ideas on how to introduce the concept and teach it to children and...

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Online Learning Part 2

26/08/2020

lease click on this link to watch the second part of our webinar series on ‘Online Learning’ where MCA’s Educational Psychologists Nicci Hall and Lorraine Carson explore a range of...

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Online Learning The new normal Resource

24/08/2020

On Wednesday 19 August we released Part 1 of our ‘Online Learning’ webinar which discussed increasing task structure as a strategy to support engagement with online teaching and le...

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Transport social narrative

24/08/2020

It is important that we prepare autistic children and young people for the changes they may encounter as they transition back to the school setting. This social narrative can be...

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Separation Anxiety social narrative

23/08/2020

Throughout the everchanging situation due to the COVID 19 pandemic, parents and carers have remained as a consistent source of support for children and people with autism. Now, as...

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https://www.middletownautism.com/social-media/back-to-school-8-2020

Back to School

22/08/2020

Thinking about the transition back to school could increase anxiety in some autistic children and young people. This video outlines a few of the changes that schools may put in...

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Circle of Control

21/08/2020

It is not always possible to control the experiences we have in life, but we can learn to control how we react to them. This resource from the Northern Ireland Education Authori...

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https://www.middletownautism.com/social-media/online-learning-the-new-normal-8-2020

Online Learning The New Normal

19/08/2020

This recorded webinar is the first of a two-part programme where MCA’s Educational Psychologists Nicci Hall and Lorraine Carson introduce the concept of blended learning and explor...

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https://www.middletownautism.com/social-media/scissor-skills-video-8-2020

Scissor Skills Video

18/08/2020

This video shows some activities designed to practice scissor skills.  The materials are organised and tasks have been made visually clear to suit the learning style of a child or...

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