This video for Real Look Autism.com shows us how a grandmother is using the "Imitate and Expand" strategy to play with her 2 1/2 year old grandson who is on the autism spectrum. He did not want to play with others and had few words.Thinking in Pictures, Expanded Edition: My Life with Autism (Vintage)Temple Grandin, Ph.D., is a gifted animal scientist who has designed one-third of all the livestock-handling facilities in the United States. She … [Read more...]
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