Autism ja koroonaviirus: 20 soovitust

COVID-19 on uus haigus, mida põhjustab koroonaviirus. Kuna haigus on inimestele uus ja väga nakkav, kehtestavad kogu maailma valitsused meetmeid haiguse leviku piiramiseks. Need meetmed mõjutavad miljoneid inimesi, sealhulgas paljusid autismiga inimesi ja autismiga lastega peresid. Igapäevane elu, mis on autismiga inimestele mõnikord niigi piisavalt keeruline, on drastiliselt tagurpidi pööratud ja veelgi keerukamaks tehtud. Allpool … More Autism ja koroonaviirus: 20 soovitust

Corona tip: create playful Corona-challenges to fill up freetime and stay connected

Hard times for all of us who are quarantained or have to stay home. Here’s a tip that keeps you (and/or your child) busy and keeps you connected to other people. We don’t like Corona. That’s for sure. But hey, let’s bring in some humour, creativity and fun based on Corona! Since a couple of … More Corona tip: create playful Corona-challenges to fill up freetime and stay connected

Autismus und das Corona-Virus: 20 Tipps

Übersetzung von Reinhard Rudolph COVID-19 ist eine neue Krankheit, die durch das Coronavirus verursacht wird. Da die Krankheit für den Menschen neu und hochgradig ansteckend ist, ergreifen Regierungen auf der ganzen Welt Maßnahmen, um die Ausbreitung der Krankheit einzudämmen. Diese Maßnahmen betreffen Millionen von Menschen. Auch viele Menschen mit Autismus und Familien mit einem Kind … More Autismus und das Corona-Virus: 20 Tipps

Coping with uncertainty in times of Corona: pushing the context button!

People with autism need a lot of certainty and predictability. They are “precise minds in uncertain worlds“. With the Corona virus the uncertainties have increased significantly. This can increase the stress and anxiety, certainly in people on the autism spectrum who already experience a lot of stress because of uncertainties in ‘normal’ life. On top … More Coping with uncertainty in times of Corona: pushing the context button!

AUTISMO Y CORONAVIRUS: 20 consejos para sobrellevar el aislamiento

Spanish translation thanks to AETAPI COVID-19 es una nueva enfermedad causada por el Coronavirus. Debido a que la enfermedad es nueva para los humanos y altamente contagiosa, los gobiernos de todo el mundo están tomando medidas para limitar la propagación de la enfermedad. Estas medidas afectan a millones de personas. También a muchas personas con … More AUTISMO Y CORONAVIRUS: 20 consejos para sobrellevar el aislamiento

Autism and self-determination: the path towards successful citizenship

Poster presented at 12th Autism-Europe International Congress, Nice (France). September 13-15 The concept of neurodiversity (Singer, 1999) has been introduced to make us aware that conditions such as autism are not a (neurological) deficit but part of the natural neurological variation. And, as with biodiversity, we should not only acknowledge this neurological diversity but also … More Autism and self-determination: the path towards successful citizenship

Autism: absolute thinking in a relative world

Many people have heard me speak about about “Autism as context blindness”. Or have read the book (not read the book yet? you’ll find it here: Book Autism as Context Blindness). I have recently updated the idea of autism as context blindness. That update involves two changes: 1. Context blindness and the predictive coding framework … More Autism: absolute thinking in a relative world