Counting to 20 was my go-to strategy over my 30-year career working with children with disabilities. I used the 20-count to help children with many situations including waiting, transitioning, desensitization, and reinforcement.  Counting out loud has been a strategy used and taught in child-rearing and education for centuries. Many different counting approaches are regularly used

in Autism Behavioral Solutions by Colette McNeil, MPsych

Find out how offering Structured Choices to your child with autism can lead to easier and happier parent-child interactions. Are you interested in improving engagement and communication with a child with autism? Would you like to learn a specific strategy, or do you prefer a philosophical approach? If you chose a specific strategy, you have

in Autism Parenting Advice by Colette McNeil, MPsych