I love fun ways to interact with your children, especially when they provide wonderful teaching moments. This game helps to teach tone of voice and body language as well as how it affects others’ feelings.
Look, Listen, & Learn when interacting with others! Not only is EYE-GAZE important in connection and communication, eye gaze also regulates & cues speaker-listener turn-taking. From Head-to-Toes, the BODY Always Shows...the TRUTH!!! http://www.nathanmagnuson.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/Business-People-Talking.jpg
The last description of Echolalia (in the linked article) can be just as helpful as embarrassing. While I pick up accents at the drop of a hat- I also pick up lilts and phrases that help me connect/relate to the person im conversing with
Scientists from the transfaculty research platform Molecular and Cognitive Neurosciences (MCN) at the University of Basel have now found a molecule that actively regulates memory loss. The so-called musashi protein is responsible for the structure and function of the synaptic connections of the brain, the place where information is communicated from one neuron to the next. http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/274037.php
5-Step Exercise Proven to Significantly Benefit Children with Autism - According to recent research in a journal of Occupational Therapy, a 5-step yoga exercise program significantly benefits autistic children in the classroom. This program is part of a “Get Ready To Learn” (GRTL) intervention program. Repinned by SOS Inc. Resources pinterest.com/sostherapy/.