Top 5 videos about teaching kids with autism

Posted on November 8, 2015.

It is estimated that one in 100 people, or about 230,000 Australians, has autism. It is a lifelong disorder that affects communication, social interaction, and behaviour. We’ve compiled some video resources to help you better understand and teach students with autism.


Autism Spectrum Australia

Autism Spectrum Australia gives a great explanation of what autism is in this video:

Sesame Street

This Sesame Street video features the stories of different kids on the autism spectrum and their families:

Learn More Effectively

This video suggests using visuals to help children with autism learn more effectively:

Uniquely Human: A Different Way of Seeing Autism

Dr Barry M. Prizant, author of Uniquely Human: A Different Way of Seeing Autism, highlights five things that good teachers are doing for kids with autism:

One Teacher's Experience

This 10-minute documentary details one teacher’s experience teaching students with autism:

Do you teach kids with autism? What advice would you give other teachers?

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