What is strengths-based teaching?
The autistic brain is hyper-functional (1,2). This means autistic people are gifted with a detail-oriented mind (3).
"leaf" for a non-autistic person
"leaf" for an autistic person
A detail-oriented mind is a strength
A strength needs to be nurtured, NOT treated or cured (4,5).
GoManda nurtures the autistic brain by using a strengths-based teaching method to teach vocabulary (6).
Research shows that increasing vocabulary can dramatically improve a child's connection to their world