How to get spontaneous eye contact when your child has autism

A great way to get your child to look at you on their own is by providing sensory input. Most children like swinging, tickles, spinning, or squeezing; use this as the reward for making eye contact. Make sure you’re within close proximity and begin with a couple of freebies, then stop. Wait for them toContinue reading “How to get spontaneous eye contact when your child has autism”

Hand Puppets

Encourage language by singing songs that are repetitive. Old MacDonald is my go-to song!! These hand puppets will also help with motor and social skills. Here are some ways to target each skill: Language : Have your kiddo identify and label each animal. Have them imitate animal sounds. Leave phrases out while singing and haveContinue reading “Hand Puppets”