HELP: My Child With Autism Curses and Has Tantrums https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/autism-curses-and-has-tantrums/
Autism Solutions

HELP: My Child With Autism Curses and Has Tantrums

Dear Rob, Hello I have a seven-year-old with autism and he has bad tantrums and curses. I’m a single mom, what can I do to stop this and help him grow out of it?  — Brissa Dear Brissa, Along with the many well-intentioned efforts to understand, manage and treat the special needs child, there have

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Q&A HELP: My Non-Verbal Child Laughs After He Hits People https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/child-laughs-after-hitting-people/
Autism Solutions

Q&A HELP: My Non-Verbal Child Laughs After He Hits People

Question: My non-verbal four-year-old son started hitting people and himself and laughing. We thought he was just testing us, but the behavior has gotten worse over the past few months. We don’t know how to make him understand that he can’t do this. I think he’s frustrated because he can’t speak.—Christian Answer: This story is

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Help: Why Has Our Teen with Autism Stopped Talking to Us? https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/autism-teen-stopped-talking
Transitioning to Adulthood

Help: Why Has Our Teen with Autism Stopped Talking to Us?

Dear Rob, I have an 18-year-old teen daughter who has stopped talking to us, her parents, and has become socially isolated. She graduated from high school and is taking a gap year. I feel desperate and we must rely on ourselves to help her because we can’t afford professional help. — Marlene Dear Marlene: This

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Do You Need to Be a Special Ed Teacher to Homeschool a Child with ASD? https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/special-education-teacher-homeschooling-autism
Education and Classroom

Do You Need to Be a Special Ed Teacher to Homeschool a Child with ASD?

Dear Rob… I sure hope you are able to give me some advice. My eight-year-old son has autism spectrum disorder (ASD), attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), depression, stress, and anxiety. The school will listen, but does nothing to help as far as changing his Individualized Education Program (IEP) for behavior issues. I am doubting myself

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