The brain is a dynamic organ that can literally change itself. The discovery of brain plasticity proves learning disabilities like Autism can actually be improved through brain retraining.
Ten strategies that can be used to help children who have autism understand their own and others emotions.
Information on the meltdowns experienced by many on the autism spectrum and what can cause them. Includes suggestions to help manage meltdowns more successfully and avoid them in future.
Information on choosing and some types of complementary and alternative therapies that can benefit those with autism.
Transitions can be especially difficulty for those with HFA because others don't always recognize needed supports. But with the right tools, students with HFA can flourish academically and socially.
An article describing my discovery of my daughter's high-functioning autism.
I have had plenty of experience with teaching art. But the most interesting and challenging classes were the ones where a group of special needs people arrived. The benefits of art therapy are great.
The ability to plan, organize and use time management skills are all a part of Executive Function skills. Deficits in this area can hinder individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).
Hints, tips and survival strategies to help improve quality of life and develop methods of managing the everyday challenges of living with autism.
As parents of special needs children, we can feel overworked and exhausted. It's okay to feel sad . Understanding what true depression is, can help you find solutions to help take care of YOU.