Tag Archives: behavior

How to Improve Communication with Your Child’s Teacher Now

How to Improve Communication with Your Child’s Teacher Now

The new school year can be a source of stress for many children and even more so for children with autism.  There are new people to meet, new routines to learn, and all the while having to navigate this real-world environment we call school.  Communicating with your child’s teacher is critical to your child’s success. … Continue Reading

Expert Ways to Help Tame Tantrums and Manage Meltdowns

Expert Ways to Help Tame Tantrums and Manage Meltdowns

Every parent has experienced the embarrassment, frustration, and exhaustion of a child’s temper tantrum. It doesn’t matter what is the diagnosis or developmental stage—and it happens to both the novice and most experienced parents. Inevitably, if you have a child, you will find yourself trying to manage behavioral outbursts. If you’re a parent of a… Continue Reading

Able2learn Reinvents Special Needs Learning with Free Resources

Able2learn Reinvents Special Needs Learning with Free Resources

Able2learn is working to help struggling parents, teachers and schools – faced with limited budgets – educate children with autism. The CDC reports autism rates have increased more than 30% over the last ten years. The influx of children entering the school system has been challenging, with many teachers ill-equipped, lacking in training, supports and… Continue Reading

Ways You Can Find True Love on the Spectrum

Ways You Can Find True Love on the Spectrum

I’m often asked if it’s hard for people with autism to find love.  The answer…Yes! Finding love is challenging for ALL of us; so, naturally, having hard wired social difficulties exponentially raises the bar for dating dilemmas.  Some of the core Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) diagnostic deficits contribute to this challenge: rigid thinking and behaviors,… Continue Reading

What’s New on the Bookshelf: When Kids Fly

What’s New on the Bookshelf: When Kids Fly

(2015) Parents of children with sensory integration challenges will finally have access to a clear and concise treatment resource straight from an industry leading professional. With the upcoming release When Kids Fly: Solutions for Children with Sensory Integration Challenges, Sally Fryer Dietz has assembled her unprecedented knowledge from over thirty years as a physical and… Continue Reading