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Issue 68 – ASD Strategies in Action

Issue 68 – ASD Strategies in Action

  Buy Single Issue Subscribe today and save 50% Features: Expert Ways to Help Tame Tantrums and Manage Meltdowns An occupational therapist and assistive technology practitioner explains the fundamental differences between temper tantrums and meltdowns and shares strategies to help address them. Alicia Ford-Lanza, MS, OTR/L, ATP Choosing The Best Childcare For Your ASD Child… 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

New Communication App Gives Autistic Children an Important Edge

New Communication App Gives Autistic Children an Important Edge

Communication is the key to every human interaction, and when a child faces challenges with language it can be devastating to social growth. Nikki Dickman, a supervisor to behavioral therapists focusing on kids with autism, had the idea to turn traditional behavioral therapy into an iPad brain game. With the help of her partners Andrew Greenstein… Continue Reading

Top 10 Ways a Therapy Dog Can Help Your Child with Autism

Top 10 Ways a Therapy Dog Can Help Your Child with Autism

A canine has long been considered ‘man’s best friend.’  A dog’s unconditional love, non-judgment, and faithfulness have often inspired a partnership that brings about many benefits to both canine and human lives. A therapy dog’s main function is to help people emotionally, though physical benefits can result by boosting morale for physical therapy and encouraging… Continue Reading

How Craniosacral Therapy Can Make a Big Difference with ASD

How Craniosacral Therapy Can Make a Big Difference with ASD

An autism spectrum disorder (ASD) diagnosis can be difficult news to hear.  Parents of newly diagnosed children, or adults with autism, actively seek out treatment methods that relieve the anxiety and stress that can accompany autism. When anxiety and stress are relieved, daily functions improve, sometimes dramatically.  One gentle and reliable method that can often… Continue Reading

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