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.
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.
Information on choosing and some types of complementary and alternative therapies that can benefit those with autism.
Hints, tips and survival strategies to help improve quality of life and develop methods of managing the everyday challenges of living with autism.
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.
Tips and suggestions on creating a home environment that is beneficial to children with autism, aspergers syndrome and other related conditions.
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).
Ten strategies that can be used to help children who have autism understand their own and others emotions.
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.
Information on creating and using visual supports with children who have autism and examples.