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UNDERSTANDING THOSE WITH COMMUNICATION CHALLENGES : 

UNDERSTANDING THOSE WITH COMMUNICATION CHALLENGES

Hyper or Hypo Sensitive Sensory System : 

Hyper or Hypo Sensitive Sensory System

Hyper or Hypo Sensitive Sensory System : 

Hyper or Hypo Sensitive Sensory System Hearing “too fast”, “too loud”, “too many sounds”, not always aware of speech-words/phrases may not register, repeats/echoes verbal routines, puts fingers in ears to block sudden or loud noises Taste “too spicy/salty/sweet”

Hyper or Hypo Sensitive Sensory System : 

Hyper or Hypo Sensitive Sensory System Movement and Balance “not good at sports”, clumsy”, robotic walk Proprioception “not good at sports”, clumsy Vision “too bright”, “too many details”, uses “mind pictures” instead of words to remember

Hyper or Hypo Sensitive Sensory System : 

Hyper or Hypo Sensitive Sensory System Limits food/drink choices Perceptual overload is usual Touch “too rough”, “don’t cuddle” Too many people in small space is a threat Close spaces have calming effect Smell “many unpleasant”

Repetitive Behaviors to Calm Self : 

Repetitive Behaviors to Calm Self

Repetitive Behaviors to Calm Self : 

Repetitive Behaviors to Calm Self Spinning Watching water run over hands Watching grains of sand trickle through hand Spinning coins Compulsive writing Humming

Repetitive Behaviors to Calm Self : 

Repetitive Behaviors to Calm Self Flapping arms Walking on toes Rocking Mouthing hands/objects Collecting Banging head

Repetitive Behaviors to Calm Self : 

Repetitive Behaviors to Calm Self Staring at bright lights Moving head back and forth Lining things up Doing math calculations in head Fidgeting Walking in circles

No Insights to Social Interactions : 

No Insights to Social Interactions

No Insights to Social Interactions : 

No Insights to Social Interactions Doesn’t smile socially-rigid facial expression Doesn’t give conversational turns Poor eye contact Talks incessantly about own interests

No Insights to Social Interactions : 

No Insights to Social Interactions Doesn’t understand gestures, intonation, facial expressions, body posture Doesn’t respect personal space of others Gets details but doesn’t construct whole Doesn’t follow pointed finger

No Insights to Social Interactions : 

No Insights to Social Interactions Doesn’t ask questions or asks unexpected ones Doesn’t talk about personal feelings or those of others Doesn’t adjust conversation to audience-peers versus teachers, etc.

No Insights to Social Interactions : 

No Insights to Social Interactions Little intonation in speech Doesn’t understand humor, sarcasm, idioms Inappropriate greetings Little or no small talk Few/no friends

Extreme Fear and/or Anxiety With the “New” or Changed : 

Extreme Fear and/or Anxiety With the “New” or Changed

Extreme Fear and/or Anxiety With the “New” or Changed : 

Extreme Fear and/or Anxiety With the “New” or Changed Meltdowns-rolling on floor, flailing arms Flight 24/7 debilitating anxiety

Extreme Fear and/or Anxiety With the “New” or Changed : 

Extreme Fear and/or Anxiety With the “New” or Changed Screams/groans/smashes things/hits people when angry/confused Migraines Needs order to feel safe

Rigid Routines : 

Rigid Routines

Rigid Routines : 

Rigid Routines Same activity at same time every day Same walking/driving routes Same sequence of activities Same furniture placement

Scientific Objectivity : 

Scientific Objectivity

Honest to a Fault : 

Honest to a Fault

Extreme Focus : 

Extreme Focus

Extreme Focus : 

Extreme Focus Can focus on project for long periods of time Excludes other stimuli

Attention to Detail : 

Attention to Detail

Attention to Detail : 

Attention to Detail Don’t have false memories therefore good witnesses Solve puzzles Not fooled by optical illusions

Memorize Well : 

Memorize Well

Perform Calculations in Their Heads : 

Perform Calculations in Their Heads

Could have Exceptional Musical and/or Foreign Language Abilities : 

Could have Exceptional Musical and/or Foreign Language Abilities

What Can You Do? : 

What Can You Do?

What Can You Do? : 

What Can You Do? Learn more about those with communication challenges Don’t interpret every meltdown as “bad” behavior or poor parenting Don’t try to reason or make threats during a meltdown

What Can You Do? : 

What Can You Do? Initiate interaction with a child who seems to be a loner Don’t allow bullying-intervene Encourage friendships/mentors

What Can You Do? : 

What Can You Do? Show interest in their “savant” areas; draw them out Accept/appreciate diversity Emphasize their strong points Support the siblings and parents and extended family-meals, outings, communication

What Can You Do? : 

What Can You Do? Communicate by writing; it’s a steady state; it’s stripped of intonation, eye contact, gestures, body posture. Computer allows for fast responses that mimic face to face. Use emoticons. Teach to strengths in learning style

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