My Child is a Visual Learner: What Does That Mean?
Visual Supports

My Child is a Visual Learner: What Does That Mean?

Children come in all shapes, sizes, and with different abilities. Your child with autism is no different in that regard. So, you’ve just been informed that your child with autism may be a strong visual learner. What will that mean for both you and your child? Every child learns differently, and visual learners have unique

Parenting Your Nonverbal Child with Autism
Nonverbal Autism and Communication Skills

Parenting Your Nonverbal Child with Autism

A respected educator offers advice for supporting your nonverbal child on the spectrum. It is not uncommon for a child with autism to present with a speech or communication concern. Many researchers believe as high as 40 percent of children with autism may be nonverbal. The following practical suggestions may help you to assist and

Choosing the Best Educational Option For Your Autistic Child
Education and Classroom

Choosing the Best Educational Option For Your Autistic Child

A detailed overview of the different educational options available for children on the spectrum. It has often been said that if you’ve met one child with autism, then you have met one child with autism. Parents can easily become overwhelmed with trying to address all the needs of their child with autism.    Anxious parents often

Autism Health and Medical Info

My Child with Autism Has Hearing Loss

An autism expert offers advice on what steps to take if you discover your child has difficulty hearing. So, you have just discovered your child with autism also has hearing loss. Now, you are left wondering what more could possibly be added to your plate? Take a breath and realize that this is just another

Autism Health and Medical Info

Girls With Autism and Their Menstrual Cycle: A Social Story

As a parent, you may wonder how you will approach the topic of menstruation with your daughter with autism. Here are 10 simple tips that may assist you with handling this very important conversation. 1. Start the conversation early Autism doesn’t affect when girls start their periods. However, your daughter with autism may take longer