Entries by The Star Academy

Autism Spectrum disorder

I have worked with children with Autism spectrum disorder over the last 3 years. As soon as people hear what I do they try recall everything they have heard or read about Autism spectrum disorder. Some of it true and some of it not so true, but what always stands out for me is that […]

Outistiese skool opsies in Suid-Afrika

As jy ‘n kind op die outisme-spektrum het, is skool plasing ‘n uitdagende taak, veral as jy as ouer begin soek na ‘n outistiese skool wat jou kind se spesifieke behoeftes sal aanspreek, asook om jou kind in sy of haar ontwikkeling te ondersteun. In hierdie artikel word die volgende faktore as deel van die […]


Autism SA Training

Receiving an autism diagnosis can be devastating news for almost every parent, but the lack of information and training on autism can make this diagnosis seem like a death sentence for those affected. Whether you are researching Autism SA Training for your child or for your own educational purposes, there are some things you should […]

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Autism Private Schools

Considering placement for your child with ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder) can be a challenging task with all that needs to be taken into account. Finding an autism private schools that offers a specialised treatment plan set out specifically for your child, addressing their individual needs, improving the skills they already have and helping them to […]

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Autism jobs Johannesburg

The Star academy is an affiliation clinic which serves as a Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD). The Star Academy implements a therapy called Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA). Which follows the notion that behaviours that are reinforced or praised will increase and behaviours that are put on extinction (ignored) will decrease. They are all […]

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Autism in a 5-year-old

By Arielle Maganlal Autism is broken up into two domains: Challenges in social communication (vocal, identifying tone of voice and facial expressions, identifying literal and figurative expressions/ language, giving eye contact when interacting, identifying emotions in others and how to react to them), and Repetitive and restricted behaviour patterns (repetitive body movements and object movements, […]

Autism early intervention centre, preschool and school

Autism early intervention centre is advised by professionals. This can start as early as 18 months. The Star Academy provides a uniquely designed programme for the little one which works to help them develop the tools they need for school and preschool. Our centres provide strong play activities that let them learn in a fun […]