June 3, 2018

Communication Temptation is a program whereby environments or situations are arranged in order to tempt children to communicate. The objectives of Communication Temptation are to increase a student's desire to communicate, make communication fun, establis...

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...

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...

March 7, 2018

Our consultants from Autism Partnership Hong Kong has created a great informational video on how to parent children with autism in a more effective manner . . .

February 19, 2018

There is a common misconception that Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) therapy in Malaysia is too rigid. However, at Autism Link Malaysia, our ABA approach is child-centered and naturalistic. We utilise many ways to keep our therapy sessions natural, fun a...

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...

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 26, 2017

Autism is on the rise in Malaysia and all around the world. Based on the Centre for Diseaase Control (CDC) in the United States of America, Autism occurs in every 1 in 68 children. Therefore, approximately 9,000 children in our country, Malaysia are born...

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