Parenting a child with special needs is a challenging responsibility that takes endless amounts of effort, time and energy. So, please pamper these hard-working caregivers this holiday season! Here are several thoughtful gifts to give to your very-deserving partner or friends.Read More »Holiday Gift Guide: 7 Presents for Parents
When you have autism, there’s a lot more than ghosts and goblins that make Halloween unnerving. The sounds, lights, crowds, crazy costumes and transitions, such as during trick-or-treating, can be very stressful. But that doesn’t mean that it has to be an awful occasion for kids with ASD. Here are a few things you can do in the weeks leading up to Halloween to make it more enjoyable for your child.
Here’s an interesting article from The New York Times about talking to your children about their diagnosis: http://parenting.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/05/13/talking-to-children-about-their-disabilities-with-metaphors-and-minecraft/?_php=true&_type=blogs&emc=edit_tnt_20140513&nlid=39278382&tntemail0=y&_r=0 What if it is an ASD diagnosis?… Read More »Talking to Children About Their Diagnosis
Did your child receive a diagnosis for ASD? Autism Speaks has a 100-day tool kit that is available for free for parents. http://www.autismspeaks.org/family-services/tool-kits/100-day-kit 100 Day… Read More »Help! My child received a diagnosis of ASD
Parenting is not easy. Discipline and punishment is also a polarizing topic. Punishment and parenting shows us that parents’ harsh words may make teen behaviour… Read More »Punishment and Parenting: How to Use Effectively
Interesting new research on the early diagnosis of autism: http://thechart.blogs.cnn.com/2013/11/06/study-signs-of-autism-may-show-up-as-early-as-first-month/ Find out more about Developmental Milestones here!
Read how to end child nagging in the article from Positive Parenting Solutions. Find out how to use these strategies to end child nagging and… Read More »Positive Parenting Solutions: End Child Nagging