It is important to teach the children with autism the life skills to provide an independent life. Before starting self-service skills teaching program you need to determine whether the basic behaviors needed to help the child learn each skill and the necessary steps are acquired or must be taught.
When setting goals, we must also take into account the average age at which typical developmental children manage to learn certain abilities. By the age of 6, a typical child should have acquired the majority of self-service skills, but each skill falls within a fairly wide chronological range, with environmental factors influencing the moment a child learns a particular ability.
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