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5 Tips To Balance ASD Kids And Work

5 Tips To Balance ASD Kids And Work

By Aradhana Pandey Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is classified within a ‘spectrum’ of  behavioral disorders that are often diagnosed in early childhood.  Many children with autism struggle with communication, socializing, and exhibit repetitive actions.  As a result, many ASD kids require hands-on parenting in order to meet their daily needs.  As parents, you have to… Continue Reading

School Transitions – What You Need to Ask Special Education Needs Coordinators

School Transitions – What You Need to Ask Special Education Needs Coordinators

Note: While the term Special Education Needs Coordinator (SENCO) is specific to the education system in the UK, the following information is valuable for any special education program. The transition to secondary school can be a challenging time for any parent, and there are a number of additional considerations for the transition from primary to… Continue Reading

PREP for Social Success: A Guide for Parents of Children with Autism

PREP for Social Success: A Guide for Parents of Children with Autism

Jamie Carter, Ph.D. and Ahna O’Shaughnessy, M.A. have developed a  four step program  to help parents  teach their children  diagnosed with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)  how to improve social skills and emotion management.  Their book, PREP for Social Success: A Guide for Parents of Children with Autism, is available exclusively through Amazon Kindle. Parents… Continue Reading

On the Spectrum

On the Spectrum

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Autism Expert Invents New Method to Help Kids Communicate Better

Autism Expert Invents New Method to Help Kids Communicate Better

If your child with autism is verbal, have you ever experienced these kinds of situations? Your son hasn’t been starting conversations with others about his recent summer vacation, so you instruct him, “Tell Grandma about your vacation.”  When he responds with unimportant or unexciting details, you find yourself guiding him, “Tell Grandma about the big… Continue Reading