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Ways to Prepare for Exams in the New School Year with Autism

Ways to Prepare for Exams in the New School Year with Autism

Exams can be particularly difficult for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).  As a teacher with autism, I completely understand.  Different timetables, different rooms…and that’s before you even think about worrying about doing well.  So, how can parents help? 1. Preparation Many children with ASD struggle if they are not in their routine. It’s therefore… Continue Reading

Autism Therapies and Solutions – The Ultimate Guide

Autism Therapies and Solutions – The Ultimate Guide

An exclusive Autism Parenting Magazine guide Finding the best method for treating autism is often a challenge for the loved ones of children and adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).  Because no two people with ASD are exactly the same, it’s vital to choose a method of treatment and therapy and an intervention plan that… Continue Reading

Using Lego and other visual supports to help Autistic children understand emotions

For many children on the autism spectrum, reading facial expressions is a daily struggle.  Is my teacher happy with me or irritated?  Is my sister worried or is she sad? Many children with autism can have a difficult time determining what other people are thinking and feeling, and because of this, struggle to partake in… Continue Reading

The Effectiveness of Visual Schedules for kids with Autism

The Effectiveness of Visual Schedules for kids with Autism

Everyday tasks can prove to be a challenge with an autistic child because they need constant reminders.  Transitioning from one task to another can cause anxiety or a meltdown to occur.  However, social stories, visual schedules, and reminder strips can help alleviate the stress and anxiety associated with the everyday tasks that so many of… Continue Reading