Tag Archives: diagnosis

Great Ways To Increase Your Child’s Success In The Classroom

Great Ways To Increase Your Child’s Success In The Classroom

We can all agree — we want our children to learn and enjoy their education.  Because of our children’s needs, we need to be EXTRA thoughtful, creative, and helpful to teachers.  Children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) have different reactions to environments.  Sometimes they are OVER-STIMULATED and sometimes, UNDERSTIMULATED. Each child is different! Creating… Continue Reading

Autism And Behavior Intervention Plans: What You Need to Know Now

Autism And Behavior Intervention Plans: What You Need to Know Now

Recently Autism Parenting Magazine received a question about an 8-year-old boy with autism who engaged in challenging behavior in a school.  Specifically, a grandparent was worried about the child’s meltdowns which included kicking, hitting and saying some bad words. The person had concerns regarding the effectiveness of what was being done by a Behavior Therapist… Continue Reading

Cookies For iPads – One Mom’s Special Mission for Hope

Cookies For iPads – One Mom’s Special Mission for Hope

When Melissa Satterfield’s son, Chase, was 2 ½, and still not speaking, she began to worry. She made an appointment with her pediatrician, who said it was probably just delayed early development. Melissa requested a referral to speech therapy, anyway, hoping that it would help. Around the age of three, Chase’s speech therapist said it… Continue Reading