More on dynamic/static skills

Here is a list of different types of thinking, sorted under three topics, thinking, social and self, and divided into static intelligence and dynamic intelligence. It's pinched from Dr Steven Gutstein's RDI program e-learning module!



  • Thinking and problem solving
    Static intelligence (Things Bright Eyes is good at and learns relatively easily. Associated with autism.)

    Associative
    Black and white
    Details analysis
    Parts to whole
    Rule based thinking
    procedural

    Dynamic intelligence (Also considered ‘universal deficits’ of autism. He doesn’t have these naturally and needs to focus on them.)

    Alternative thinking
    Good-enough thinking
    Critical analysis
    Grey area thinking
    Improvisational
    What-if? Thinking
    Reflection
    Simultaneous processing


  • Social and communication
    Static intelligence

    Desire
    Language
    Questioning
    Requesting, responding
    Scripting
    Social rules

    Dynamic intelligence (Also considered ‘universal deficits’ of autism. He doesn’t have these naturally and needs to focus on them.)

    Collaborating
    Co-creating
    Empathizing
    Multi-channel communication
    Perspective taking
    Regulating and repairing


  • Self
    Static intelligence
    Compliance
    Self-description
    Self-recognition
    Needs
    Desires
    preferences

    Dynamic intelligence(Also considered ‘universal deficits’ of autism. He doesn’t have these naturally and needs to focus on them.

    Emotional regulation
    Goal setting
    Planning, preparing, previewing
    Self-efficacy, resilience
    Self-evaluating
    Trouble-shooting