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Issue 55 – Celebrating with the People We Love

Issue 55 – Celebrating with the People We Love

  Buy Single Issue Subscribe today and save 50% Features: Why Children with Autism Need Family Holiday Traditions Great tips on how to prepare a rigid child for the many changes the season brings as well as the benefits of family traditions. Brittany Fichter Inspiring Boy “Breaks” Through Autism and Its Stereotypes A mother shares… Continue Reading

Autism

I have this gorgeous nephew you should see his beautiful face And I watch him wonder back and forth seemingly lost within this place Although he speaks, it’s very rare and he often walks around The meltdown that he has sometimes sees him roll upon the ground His favorite thing is his trampoline he likes… Continue Reading

Advice on Understanding and Calming Sensory Overload in Children

Advice on Understanding and Calming Sensory Overload in Children

As a pediatric occupational therapist and a mother, I try my best to fully understand each child and his/her sensory needs, both at home and in my practice.  Children living with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) or Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) tend to experience sensory overload or adverse reactions to sensory input more frequently than typically… Continue Reading

5 Simple Ways to Help Your Child with ASD Cope with Crowded Events

5 Simple Ways to Help Your Child with ASD Cope with Crowded Events

Welcome back to Social Skills Corner. For the July issue, we are going to describe ways you can help your child manage crowded events in general and July 4th celebrations, specifically.  We will begin with an example of what can occur if you and your family try to attend large events without adequate preparation. Mary… Continue Reading

Issue 48 – Connecting and Communicating with Autism

Issue 48 – Connecting and Communicating with Autism

  Buy Single Issue Subscribe today and save 50% Features: Kids Must Move New Online Course Uses Movement to Unlock Learning Learn about an innovative online program that promotes teaching children through movement and a positive environment from well-known autism experts Rupert Isaacson (Horse Boy),  Arabella Carter-Johnson (Iris Grace), and Jenny A Hewitt, MEd. Amy… Continue Reading