Posts Tagged ‘Autism’

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: What can we learn about autism from autistic adults?

Timothy (Educator) asks: What can we learn about autism from autistic adults? Dr. Marion Blank, author of Spectacular Bond: Reaching the Child with Autism answers: Autistic adults have already given us phenomenally powerful information about their lives and their experiences. Books written by people like Temple Grandin and John Elder Robison provide great insights into the “world views” of adults…

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)…

Groundbreaking new program provides dramatic results in autism treatment

As the number of children diagnosed with autism has skyrocketed, thousands of families face daily challenges with unpredictable outbursts, aggressive behaviors, compulsions, and withdrawal from contact. In the new book Spectacular Bond: Reaching the Child with Autism, two doctors from Columbia University and a parent of a child with autism present a life-changing autism treatment program that leads to major…

Autism Awareness: Taking it to the Next Level

Reading Kingdom founder and literacy expert, Dr. Marion Blank, writes in the Huffington Post about autism awareness, and how she feels it needs to be raised to another level. In this article, Reading Kingdom highlights several parents with children of various ages and on different levels of the autism spectrum. Read the full article about autism awareness.