Coding Can Teach Life Skills to Kids With Autism
As our education system continues to recognize the importance of computer literacy (as evidenced by the introduction of computer coding into the national school syllabus), we at Civitas in conjunction with Play Project Mahavidya are in the process of setting up a computer lab that will offer the same opportunity to YOUNG ADULTS with special needs the same opportunity.
Although many students with autism possess incredible talents and abilities, especially related to spatial reasoning, only very small percent of adults with autism are employed. In Malaysia mainly by businesses run by family members. Providing code education to students with autism is not only critical for providing these students with a fulfilling and enjoyable educational experience, but also for their success as adults.
Coding skills are in high demand.
In today’s ever-changing technology-reliant world, coding is becoming prevalent. More jobs are emerging that rely on computer science skills and more schools are working to integrate computer science into their curricula.