What is Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)? It is rather ridiculous to assume the adults pictured actually have autism. And NO the vaccine connections has NOT been ruled out. In fact the studies that are cited to "prove" vaccines are not linked to autism have been discredited. Link here: http://www.ageofautism.com/2009/04/fourteen-studies-only-if-you-never-read-them.html
Savvy Advocate Mom and More: Sensory Strategies: Hidden Senses - This is why we have to develop other muscles. Learning depends on being able to control your body and being able to understand where you are in space and time. Changing from a passive inhabitant of his/her body to an active "driver" makes a stunning amount of difference in how a student approaches academic learning.
(Sense of touch) put different objects in balloons and have the children guess what each one is. Then, open them up to see what it is. (Tie with elastics so it is easier to open.) To further the lesson, make a chart of prediction and result.
This is a FREE Home/School Communication Log that I created for a teacher, which is ideal for a special education classroom. It has room for a lot of information, however it can be edited/changed to include less or other information as needed.