Art, specifically drawing, is a form of controlled communication and can be especially beneficial to a child with an autism spectrum disorder. For children that have difficulty with receptive language or sharing themselves verbally, drawing provides them a unique outlet.
Whether you are having a big dinner with your extended family or just keeping it simple with your family at home, we have found some great ideas to keep everyone busy while using up some of those plastic Easter eggs and jellybeans that are sure to fill up the Easter baskets.
Standardized tests are designed to measure a small part of your child’s ability- tests measure the kind of skills and knowledge that happen in left side of the brain – everyone has those skills, but for some visual kids those skills may not be very strong. What can you do at home to take some of the stress out of this time?
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Spring is in the air and with it comes new life and movement from the creepy crawlies. Have fun drawing this simple step by step snail. And let the creativity flow while you color your masterpiece. If you like this video consider enrolling your child in a Young Rembrandts class at a school or rec center near you.