A description of a successful ABA therapy graduate. Initially diagnosed as Autistic, he is a 2E child (twice exceptional - In the Autistic Spectrum and Profoundly Gifted). A brief description of his path to enrichment and excellence as laid out by the therapists and by, mostly, his Mother - his Chief Instructor.
Both, my mother, and Alex's mother (my wife), are from Japan.
------Alex was born in the year of the Golden Dragon (Nov 2000) ------
Sunday, December 19, 2010
Home Schooling - Concept Of Happiness
Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs...
As synopsized from:
Many decades ago...
a theory developed by Ph.D Psychologist Abraham Maslow...
eventually referred to as Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs...
put forth the prioritized needs of humans in order
to achieve true happiness in life.
Step 1 - Physiological Needs
The basics of survival...
in clean and plentiful supply.
Step 2 - Security Needs
The absence of fear from harm.
Step 3 - Belonging / Love Needs
The need to feel loved and accepted as part of a group.