Top Ways to Communicate With Your ASD Child’s Teacher During the COVID-19 Shutdown

Our world has changed drastically over the past several weeks. No one could ever have imagined that our society would be closed down, and many of our neighbors befallen by a mysterious, invisible foe. Indeed, these are scary and unprecedented times for our world, and it means changing almost every aspect of our way of life. Perhaps […]

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Ways Teletherapy Can Help Your ASD Child During the Coronavirus Crisis

Ways Teletherapy Can Help Your ASD Child During the Coronavirus Crisis

Back on March 13, 2020, a realization started to settle over this country as to what the actual impact COVID-19 (coronavirus) was going to have on all our communities. Since that time, people have been practicing “social distancing.” Schools have shut down, the expectations of the family unit have changed (especially those with children in […]

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Top Ways to Reduce an Autistic Child’s Anxieties During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Top Ways to Reduce an Autistic Child’s Anxieties During the Coronavirus Pandemic

COVID-19 has created unprecedented impacts on many of our daily functions from attending school, going to the supermarket, and almost any activity that requires gatherings of large groups of people. Perhaps, none of these changes is more impactful than the fears and anxieties that have arisen among us all as we are uncertain of what […]

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How Can I Work on Skills With a Child With Autism During the Coronavirus Crisis?

How Can I Work on Skills With a Child With Autism During the Coronavirus Crisis?

Whether we want to believe it or not, the coronavirus is here, and your child will be out of school and therapy for several weeks—possibly months. For our children with autism, this spontaneous and abrupt change is a difficult one. Trying to explain to your child why he/she can’t attend school when it’s not a […]

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How Do I Talk to My Child With Autism About Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

How Do I Talk to My Child With Autism About Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Recently, the majority of news reports and conversations seem to be centered on coronavirus as it spreads around the world. Here are ten simple tips to consider when explaining coronavirus with your child with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) along with an excellent social story to foster understanding and help reduce anxiety. 1. Talk to Your […]

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