February 14, 2018

Some of the objectives in teaching children with Autism (ASD) motor skills include:

  • Increasing balance, strength and coordination

  • Developing and increasing awareness of body orientation in space

  • Increasing fine motor control and visual motor...

February 8, 2018

 In Malaysia, Chinese New Year is a Chinese festival that marks the start of the new year. With this festival right around the corner, here are some great Chinese New Year craft activities to keep our children with autism (ASD) occupied this festive seaso...

January 29, 2018

Just like with anything else, there are stages in social development and it helps to be aware of these developmental levels when teaching your child with autism (ASD) social play skills. Keep in mind that there are also differences in play styles when it...

January 14, 2018

No matter how young your child is, start teaching practical life skills as early as possible to prepare them for independence in the future. Here is a good list of areas to focus on when teach practical life skills to people with Autism.

  1. Meals - Readin...

January 3, 2018

1. Introduce Routines

Happy 2018! As the new school year starts in Malaysia, children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) usually have issues adjusting out of their holiday routine back into their school routine. To assist children with Autism to gradually...

December 26, 2017

In Malaysia, ABA therapy is one of the common interventions for kids with autism. With the vast amount of centres offering ABA therapy, how do you know if your child is in an effective and good ABA program? Although there are other factors that do affect...

November 19, 2017

Many children on the autism spectrum are picky eaters and very selective with their food of choice. Based on research, it has been found that children with autism are much more likely than typically-developing children to be selective with food. The reaso...

October 29, 2017

​Our in-house Halloween party at Autism Link was a hit with all the therapists and the kids last Friday! We had cobwebs, tombstones, pumpkins and ghouls decorated all over the centre. All the Halloween decorations were handmade and diligently prepared by...

October 15, 2017

As a parent, you may notice developmental differences between your child and his or her friends. Some differences appear more obvious to everyone whereas, some are fairly subtle and usually identified by a preschool teacher. These concerns usually lead to...

October 7, 2017

So many educators are very eager to teach academic and language skills right away before ensuring that the child has the tools and skills necessary for learning. “Learning to learn skills” are the foundation to a child’s success in school. Once a child is...

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