What is Treatment and Education of Autistic and related Communication-Handicapped Children (TEACCH)?

TEACCH originated in North Carolina in 1971. It works to understand of the effects of autism on individuals, to promote meaningful engagement in activities, flexibility, independence, and self-efficacy. A common strategy TEAACH uses is visual cues to teach skills. For example, picture cards can help teach a child how to get dressed by breaking information down into small steps.

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