Working with Fixations of Autistic Children

autism_behaviorChildren on the autism spectrum often have perseverative interests, which means having an intense focus or preoccupation with certain objects or activities. For example, a child might watch Thomas the Train as much as possible. Another behavior is to talk, what seems like all the time, about a unique interest in the weather.  …

2016 Eugene STEMposium

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The IRIS Educational Media production team had a wonderful opportunity to visit a local middle school and participate in a STEMposium.  A STEMposium is an exhibition focused on careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). We were invited by Maria Schaad, STEM Coordinator, to present on video production at the Arts & Technology Academy.  …