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Help Your Child with Autism Build Stronger Bonds through Eye Contact
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Help Your Child with Autism Build Stronger Bonds through Eye Contact

“LOOK AT ME” - No one likes to be forced to do anything, especially kids. As a parent, you know it’s difficult for your child with autism to make eye contact, which sometimes leads you to say:  “Look at me.”  As parents, caretakers, and teachers, we sometimes ...
Julie  Ellsmoor – Blogger and mum to young man with autism gives thoughts on eye contact
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Julie Ellsmoor – Blogger and mum to young man with autism gives thoughts on eye contact

All this week we are discussing Samsung's Look At Me App, with various viewpoints on eye contact being offered.  Julie Ellsmoor is a prolific autism blogger and mother to an adult son, John 26, who is on the autistic spectrum. During the week he lives in r...
Direct eye contact and embracing the sense of danger
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Direct eye contact and embracing the sense of danger

Some say that the eyes are the gateway to the soul. But we as autists have a natural aversion to looking directly into another's soul. Perhaps it is that we see too much at one time to process, that we are examining something great and sacred that should nev...