Various mental illnesses owing to genetic, prenatal, natal and other factors have come to light in the last few decades due to rigorous research. Autism has emerged as a leading mental condition over the years. The increase in its prevalence has not only drawn the attention of healthcare professionals, it has also prompted a . . . → Read More: How Hyperbaric Chamber Therapy Helps to Treat Autism?
Does your autism child get frustrated easily? Or when they do get frustrated, do they have a hard time transitioning back to calm? It might be helpful to have a few tricks up your sleeve for the next time you need to “tame your little dragon.”
Children have much the same responses as . . . → Read More: How To Calm Your Little Dragon
Earlier this year, an Osceola County teacher was fired for allegedly force feeding hot sauce soaked crayons to a five year old autistic child. The district has been fighting to keep the teacher out of the classroom. A judge has sided with the teacher and ordered the district to hire her back.
The teacher, . . . → Read More: Teacher Force Feeds Hot Sauce Crayons To Autistic Child Gets Job Back
It’s been 12 years since I brought home my precious baby boy home for the first time. The years have gone by so fast. As I look back on the years behind us, I get a little scared. I can’t help but think that the older he gets, the less time he will have . . . → Read More: Raising an Autistic Child – A Mother’s Thoughts
Teaching an autistic child requires creativity and an understanding of the child’s strengths and weaknesses. You can not take one program and use it with all autistic children. Each program needs to be designed specifically for each child. This can be difficult for teachers. Having an IEP for your child helps, but it can . . . → Read More: Teaching An Autistic Child
Don’t be afraid to take a step back with your autistic child. There are times when you have to take a step back in order to move forward. I have had to do so on several occassions with my son. It’s not always easy, but it is worth it in the end.
My son . . . → Read More: Take A Step Back With Your Autistic Child
Raising an autistic child is stressful. Raising an autistic child is difficult. Not enough time and not enough money. We say and hear these things all of the time. What about the positive’s of raising an autistic child? Do we take time to appreciate the gift we have in our child? This . . . → Read More: Appreciating Raising My Autistic Son
I spend a lot of time worried about my son’s future. I tend to concentrate on what he needs to learn, and forget to appreciate what he has accomplished. The last couple of days, I have been paying attention to the things that he can do on his own.
He can help . . . → Read More: Take Time To Praise Accomplishments of Your Child with Autism