Noah Britton on echolalia

Autism: give me a chance and I will change everything
Noah Britton
TEDxNewEnglandCollege, 2015

4:00
I’m hypersensitive to intonation or inflexion

In elementary school I’d judge phrases not based on the content but based on the rhythm of the meter, and so I’d speak in this incredible odd way …

4:30 Why some people have echolalia: we’re judging what we hear based on the inflexion, the intonation and the meter, rather than the words:
– “Hi! How are you doing today?”
– “Hi! How are you doing today?”

psychological reactance

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Ask an Autistic #18 – What is Echolalia?
Amythest Schaber

delayed echolalia

Flipping objects

Autism Sign: Light Switch Flipping
Autism Family

Making a Diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder – A Closer Look
February 8, 2019
https://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/actearly/autism/case-modules/diagnosis/08-closer-look.html

Autism — what we know (and what we don’t know yet)
Wendy Chung, MD
TED. 2014

https://resources.autismnavigator.com

Caregiver stress: Tips for taking care of yourself

Caregiver stress: Tips for taking care of yourself
https://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/stress-management/in-depth/caregiver-stress/art-20044784
cited in:
Severe to Profound Intellectual Disability: Circles of Care and Education
University of Cape Town. October 2019.
https://www.coursera.org/learn/intellectual-disability-care-education

Stress Management > Mountain pose
https://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/stress-management/multimedia/mountain-pose/vid-20453579

If too much support is provided, …

If too much support is provided, the child may not have the opportunity to try to learn and explore the activity or action for themselves.
If too little support is provided, the activity of the game may not work, and the child may become passive, frustrated, or disinterested.
“Severe to Profound Intellectual Disability: Circles of Care and Education”
University of Cape Town
https://www.coursera.org/learn/intellectual-disability-care-education