August 15, 2018

  

All children loves to play. It is something that comes naturally from curiosity and awareness of the environment. Play is essential for emotional, social and physical development. At a certain age, a child begins to examine everything he/she sees....

April 11, 2018

It has been found that many children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) tend to wander away from safe settings. They have little to no sense of danger. Risks are increased according to autism severity and many children with autism who tend to wander find...

April 11, 2018

In conjunction with Autism Awareness month this April, we have asked our amazing therapists at Autism Link Malaysia to tell us something interesting about their kids or their job as a therapist. Here is a collection of all their inspiring quotes.

April 11, 2018

Happy World Autism Awareness Day from all of us at Autism Link Malaysia! Here is a video to capture all our precious memories from last year. We are grateful to be working with so many amazing individuals on the spectrum along with their wonderful familie...

March 25, 2018

Observational learning is taught during therapy sessions to help students with Autism learn to attend or pay attention without direct instruction. Concepts or information is acquired by students through listening and watching others. This learning process...

March 25, 2018

According to the DSM-5, Autism is characterised by social communication and behaviour deficits.

1. Social Communication Deficits

(A) Deficits in social-emotional reciprocity:

      - Lack of reciprocal conversations

      - Minimal sharing of intere...

February 19, 2018

There are some issues associated to working with older children on the spectrum (ASD) such as:

  1. Behaviour Problems

  2. Physical Size

  3. Longer time for behaviours to become established

  4. May need to address priority behaviours

  5. Fragmented skil...

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...

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