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Going to the Dentist Doesn’t Have to Be a Challenge with ASD

Going to the Dentist Doesn’t Have to Be a Challenge with ASD

Taking a child to the dentist can be a very stressful experience for both parents and children. For children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) or other developmental disabilities who have difficulties with sensory stimuli, communication, and increased levels of anxiety, the stress is even greater. From the time spent in the waiting room combined with… Continue Reading

HELP: How Can I Make it Easy For My Son to Remember Skills?

HELP: How Can I Make it Easy For My Son to Remember Skills?

I’m struggling with my son remembering the things he has learned. I teach him one thing and he forgets. Any tips? –Matsepo Hey Matsepo! What you’re experiencing is very common for people with developmental disabilities. Research shows that children with autism require significantly more learning opportunities to gain a new skill than other children. On… Continue Reading

Fantastic Benefits of Theatre Therapy for People with Autism

Fantastic Benefits of Theatre Therapy for People with Autism

The terms “special needs” and “challenges” are often synonymous with one another.  In fact, challenges are a part of life, whether experienced neurotypically or with special needs. However true this may be, the people at 4th Wall understand that when a person is on the autism spectrum, those challenges often create barriers to social involvement,… Continue Reading

Expert Strategies You Need to Know for Taking Care of Your Mental Health

Expert Strategies You Need to Know for Taking Care of Your Mental Health

Getting Support for Yourself IS Supporting Your Family Just like most parents, parents of children with autism love and support their kids. They cherish their time together, and take pride in their child’s accomplishments.  And, just as all parents are concerned about their children’s well-being, parents of children with autism worry for their child’s health,… Continue Reading

5 Ways to Deal When You Don’t Want to Talk About Your Loved One’s Disability

5 Ways to Deal When You Don’t Want to Talk About Your Loved One’s Disability

I recently attended a networking dinner during which one guest asked another to share a bit about her previous career in education. “I’m done with that part of my life; I don’t talk about it anymore,” the woman said without a moment’s hesitation. While initially her bluntness seemed fairly rude, later, I found myself admiring… Continue Reading

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