Imitation as a Form of Autism Therapy

Michigan State University Autism Lab is conducting research on imitation as a form of therapy for autism in kids which might show increase in communication and social skills in them.Which can be practiced at home with parents as imitating increases response from them because imitating them will grab more attention and they respond easily to it .Also autism lab is looking forward to perform research on adults suffering autism

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Imitation as a Form of Autism Therapy

Teen with Autism Prompts Dad to Write a Book About His Journey

When asked about his autism, Ezra Fields-Meyer compares it to his religion. The young man explains that he, “knows he has a good memory and likes to repeat things. As a Jew, he’s noticed similar qualities….We repeat Shabbat every week. And we sing the same songs.Tom Fields-Meyer decided his story might be able to help other parents. He wrote Following Ezra: What One Father Learned About Gumby.Tom says it started when a therapist suggested that he and his wife celebrate the boy they had, rather than the one they did not.

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Teen with Autism Prompts Dad to Write a Book About His Journey