Posts Tagged ‘Literacy for 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: Should kids with high functioning autism be held back in school?

Jackie (Parent) Asks: Should kids with high functioning autism be held back in school? Reading Kingdom founder, Dr. Marion Blank answers: Without more information, it is difficult to answer this question. So let’s consider what some of that “information” might be. If a child is doing well in school, it would be unlikely that the question of “holding them back”…

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)…

Reading Kingdom, award-winning, adaptive online reading program, receives patent for program for students with Autism Spectrum Disorder

We are  pleased to announce that we have received another patent! The patent is for a “Literacy education system for students with autism spectrum disorders.” Authored by Reading Kingdom founder, Dr. Marion Blank, the patent represents a revolution in the thinking of how to teach children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) written language and reflects our commitment to expand Reading…

Summer Activities to Supplement Your Child’s IEP Goals

As a mom of two boys with special needs I am always leery of summertime.  I worry that some of the milestones they reached during the school year may disappear in regression over the summer break.  This is why finding fun and interesting ways to supplement their Individualized Education Program (IEP) goals is so important. Speech and Language Cotton ball…

How to Find Autism Friendly Activities for Your Kids

As a mom of two boys on the autism spectrum I am always on the look out for new activities I can take my boys to that are inclusive to children of all abilities.  You’d be surprised at how many places aren’t set up to welcome individuals in wheelchairs or those with sensory processing disorders.  But, with a little research…