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Excellent Ways to Create Social Opportunities for Your Child with ASD

Excellent Ways to Create Social Opportunities for Your Child with ASD

Many parents of children with autism enjoy the various advantages that homeschooling affords, especially in the social arena. It provides fluid opportunity for practical socialization at quantities dictated by individual need and quality as defined by your family’s values. It takes place in the real world so it is difficult to replicate in other learning… 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

A Fine Line Between the World of Giftedness and Autism

A Fine Line Between the World of Giftedness and Autism

She cannot get her face any closer to the paper. Her eyes move furtively. Using the rivets on the pads of her fingers, she navigates through the results of the graph. Comparing her three-year-old little girl to other little girls her age feels more like a critique as she studies her daughter’s assessment. As a mother, she should be excited about her daughter’s progress; but her eyes continually dart towards the areas of… Continue Reading

Excellent Ways to Develop Social Skills and Independence at the Store

Excellent Ways to Develop Social Skills and Independence at the Store

The relevance of social skills among autistic people cannot be overemphasized as it has enabled them to interact and be independent in the society. It is crystal clear that contemporary society has failed to provide enough support for people with learning disability as most societal structures assume that everyone in the society is able, and… Continue Reading

Ways a Service Dog Can Change Your Special Needs Child’s Life

Ways a Service Dog Can Change Your Special Needs Child’s Life

Most people are pretty familiar with the saying, “A dog is a man’s best friend.” Dogs are animated, fiercely loyal, and guarded protectors. But their worth goes beyond just being a trusted companion. For many, these furry friends serve a significant purpose as therapy dogs in the treatment of social, behavioral, and cognitive delays common… Continue Reading