Enhancing Communication Skills

What's in this issue?

Wishing a Happy New Year to all our readers. The theme for this issue is “Enhancing Communication Skills” and it is jam-packed with communication content, from discussing Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC), to explaining context blindness in older children. We’re also focusing on parents by suggesting ways to avoid caregiver burnout and looking at how parents’ expectations can impact their children. Why not take a peek inside

Featured in this issue:

  • Caregiver Burnout: Three Ways to Avoid It
  • Oral Motor Exercises for Children with Autism
  • Are Your Expectations Affecting Your Special Needs Child?
  • Celebrating Our 2020 Contributor Heroes!
  • Is Context Blindness Affecting Your Older ASD Child?
  • Structured vs Unstructured Play: Which is Better for Children with Autism?
  • Beyond Speech: Trying Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC)
  • Problem Focused? No. Solution Focused? Yes!
  • ‘Theater Changed My Life!’ Says ASD Adult
  • How Financial Strategies Differ for Special Needs Parents
  • My Son, My Hero
  • Can A Social Story Help My Child with Stool Withholding?
  • Help Your Young Adult with Autism Prepare for Independence
  • What’s New on the Bookshelf? Queenie Corona and the Ten Little Prints 
  • An AUTISM Interview with Sandra Gudat-Benke
  • Is Your ASD Child Being Bullied? Five Ways to Take Action
  • Three Different Kinds of Love
  • Make Remote Learning Successful
  • Poetry Corner: Samuel
  • Preparing Girls with Autism for Puberty and Relationships
  • Mom Helps Autistic Son Discover Joy of Writing
  • Invisible Disability: How the World Misunderstood My Autistic Son
  • Poetry Corner: One of A Kind
  • Time for Action: Raising Motorists’ Awareness of ASD Children
  • The Blue Tunic
  • What’s New on the Bookshelf? Eraser Cookies
  • Poetry Corner: Thankful
  • Introducing Buzzies from Bumble BLS
  • Embracing Inclusive Communication
  • Putting the Pieces Together: A Mother’s Journey – Our Story of an Autism Diagnosis
  • Mastering Virtual Learning for Children with Autism
  • Planning Your ASD Child’s Lifetime Financial Needs