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What Is Autism?

Autism Is A Complex Neurobehavioral Condition That Causes Impairments In Social Interaction, Language Developmental And Communication Skills Combined With Rigid And Repetitive Behaviours. Because Of The Range Of Symptoms, This Condition Is Now Called Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).

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How Do We Deal With Autism Education?

We Employee Scientifically Proven Educational Techniques And Method To Improve The Learning Experience For Autistic Students.
• The Learning Environment Is Supportive And Productive
•The Learning Environment Promotes Independence, Interdependence And Self-Motivation
• Assessment Practices Are An Integral Part Of Teaching And Learning

Preventing Parents from being Overwhelmed

At the time of a child’s autism diagnosis, the amount of information for families to understand and act upon can be overwhelming. Many families are very well supported by the profesionals they are seeing, but many also resort to searching the internet to find answers to their questions. Bright Birds will help families understand what evidence-based therapy looks like, and how they can use this information to navigate the best pathway for their child. We hope this will inform and empower families to feel confident making decisions in the best interests of their child’s learning, participation and wellbeing.

We Are Using Updated Teaching Methods As:

Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)
• Discrete Trial Teaching (DTT)
• Floortime, Or Difference Relationship Model (DIR)
• Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS)
• Relationship Development Intervention (RDI)
•Social Communication/Emotional Regulation/Transactional
Support (SCERTS)
• Verbal Behavior (VB)

What We Do In Class Learning?

• Teachers use Task Analysis –very specific, tasks in sequential order
• Teachers always keep their language simple and concrete
• Teachers Avoid using idioms
• Teachers repeat instructions and checking understanding. Using short sentences to ensure clarity of instructions
• Providing a very clear structure and a set daily routine
• Using various means of presentation – visual, physical guidance, peer modelling
• Recognizing that some change in manner or behaviour may reflect anxiety
• Exploring word-processing, and computer-based learning for literacy
• Teaching Maths, English, and Science according to their level of understanding