04 Feb '12, 3am

Autistic Students' Crayons Dipped in Hot Sauce | Care2 Causes

In situations such as this a teacher needs to identify what she is hoping to achieve, is it to stop the child eating the crayons - period - or to teach the child / encourage creative play? If the latter, how long can the teacher allow the child to eat the crayons without resorting to aversion therapy? Is she trained in aversion therapy? The fact is, it does not have to include something as extreme as hurting a child. Several writers have commented on the relative harmlessness of hot sauce, I agree, but, firstly, this was used with an autistic child who may not learn anything from the discomfort relative to what the teacher hoped to achieve. Secondly, the aim of any teacher with autistic children must take more account of what engages the child the most, not whether the child is obeying a set of rules (in this case “do not eat the crayons”) My experience with autistic child...

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