How Parents can Help and Teach their Children at Home – Video Series

As part of emergency measures to tackle the spread of coronavirus, schools across the globes are to be shut down and children are asked to stay home as much as possible.

It has been an especially challenging time for parents of children with ASD. With the coronavirus forcing the closure of schools and center, children can no longer receive regular therapy and training session and their normal sense of routine has been disrupted. Many of you may be wondering how to ensure they can still learn effectively at home without spending too much additional effort and time.

Here Mr Toby has shared a video series of how parents can help and train their kids at home. We have broken down the sections into communication ideas and technique, play and leisure, and chores and daily routines.

1. Spontaneous Communication – Ideas

To improve your child to speak spontaneously, you can create opportunities for your child to initiate communication using a technique called “Communication Temptations”.

Communication Temptations means just what the wording suggests: we set up the environment to tempt children to communicate with us.

In this section, Mr. Toby will share with us how we can train up our child’s communication skills at home in our daily activities, like meal time, bathing time, play time and dressing time.

Meal Time

Bathing Time

Toys and Activities

Dressing Time

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Information provided by: Toby Mountjoy (Director)

Toby Mountjoy
Mr. Toby Mountjoy is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst and holds a Master of Science in Applied Behavior Analysis. With over 20 years of experience working with individuals with ASD, he has been extensively trained by Dr. Ronald Leaf, Dr. Mitchell Taubman and Dr. John McEachin. Besides overseeing the Autism Partnership operation in Hong Kong, Korea, Philippines and Singapore with over 100 staff, including psychologists, consultants and therapists, he has also provided consultations to school districts, agencies, and families worldwide. Mr. Mountjoy has also contributed chapters to publications such as “Sense & Nonsense” and “It’s Time for School”. In 2007, he founded the charitable Autism Partnership Foundation and Aoi Pui School to offer more services for children with Autism.


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