Articles from Professionals

Getting Your Child’s Teacher on Board

I think the most important thing I’ve learned during the years my two “differently wired” kids have been in school is that teachers genuinely want to help, but they may need time and support to understand your child as intuitively as you do

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Slow Down in Autism Treatment

As a society, we seem to be moving faster and faster each day, month, year. At the same time the word “mindfulness” is blowing up everywhere because we all know it! Life is getting away from us all!

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Are you Experiencing “Autism Burnout”?

Parents of children with special needs, autism included, are at a greater risk of developing what we call “caregiver burnout”. This is a common problem caused by a lack of self-care and a constant feeling of being overwhelmed and ‘on’ all the time.

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Looking Past the Behaviour During Sibling Conflict

It’s a scene almost any parent of more than one child knows well: you’ve just broken up yet another sibling conflict. One child is crying, complaining through the sobs that their sibling hit them. Your other child is standing nearby, defiantly explaining their grievances. Both of them are waiting for you to do something.

What do you do?

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ABA is Not Enough for Autism Treatment

U.S. Dept. Of Education: ABA Not Enough For Autism Treatment. TOPICS: Aba Therapy, Autism Treatment, Department Of Education, Special Ed, Speech Language Pathology POSTED BY: BSCI21 AUGUST 4, 2015 By Todd A. Ward, PhD, BCBA-D Founding Editor, bSci21.org Dr. Melody...

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