you're a parent or teacher, then more than likely, you probably battle
with yourself whether or not to let a person with autism watch
television. They really like it and it
gives you a break. Try to
make the videos interactive. A lot of children's or
exercise videos speak to the watcher and ask them to join
them. Get them to dance to the music, etc.
out for Barney videos. For some reason autistic children
seem to really get stuck on them. I know I've heard
several mothers say their child was stuck
on this show and so was my son. I don't know if it's
the age at which the "autism set's in" or what.
When all they want to do is watch TV, watch out. Barney's a good dinosaur, it's not his fault, but...
Consider the Leap Videos. They are fairly new and only on
DVD, thus far. The Letter Factory goes through each letter
of the alphabet and has a song for each one. It is done
very professionally and goes along with a book that goes in with the
Leap Pad (of course, sold separately).
for the autistic as well as those studying it can be found at:
that help to teach action words which are interactive can be
Therapy Site Map
Sensory Therapy Swings
Sensory Integration Bed
Get Teaching Pix for Behavioral Therapy