Posts Tagged ‘ASD’

Curriculum Spotlight: Steps to Stories for Children on the Autism Spectrum

The Reading Kingdom online program is quickly becoming known throughout the world as “the new and better way” to learn how to read. We wanted to let you know that the brilliant techniques underlying our program, Dr. Marion Blank’s“6-SIM” Six Skill Integrated Method, is also incorporated into many other products in the Reading Kingdom store. Today we shine our spotlight…

Ask Reading Kingdom: How can teachers accommodate autism in the classroom?

Greg (Technology Professional) asks: How do we accommodate autism in the classroom? Dr. Marion Blank (Founder of ReadingKingdom.com) answers: The good news is that there are solutions; the less good news is that implementation of those solutions is rarely taking place. Along with two colleagues (Suzanne Goh a pediatrician and Susan Deland the mother of a child on the spectrum)…

What can it be like to live with autism?

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a neurodevelopment disorder that leads to impaired language, communication and social skills. According to estimates from the Center for Disease Control Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring Network, 1 in 88 children in the US have been identified with ASD – this is up 78% in the past decade. “Every year in the U. S., about…

How to use Reading Kingdom with children who are diagnosed ASD

Reading Kingdom’s Reading Kingdom provides children with a patented, new, research-based method for learning to read and write. It is designed for “neurotypical” children (who have typical learning abilities). However, with some key modifications, it provides an excellent way to teach children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). The program fosters not only reading, but the vital element of comprehension that…