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How To Help My Autistic Child Cope With Quarantine

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How To Help My Autistic Child Cope With Quarantine

There are so many changes and so much uncertainty; all I can think of is how hard this must be for my students with autism and their families. Our friends on the spectrum thrive when there is a set structure and routine and they know what’s next, and, frankly, all of that has been stripped away. 

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4 Effective Ways to Help Your Child Finish Their Homework Fast

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4 Effective Ways to Help Your Child Finish Their Homework Fast

4 Effective Ways to Help Your Child Finish Their Homework: Does your child get overwhelmed when starting a task?  Or do they struggle to complete their work?  Read the article below for four proven strategies recommended by professionals- guaranteed to help your child start and finish their homework. 

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Relaxation Training for Kids on the Autism Spectrum

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Relaxation Training for Kids on the Autism Spectrum

Given the high prevalence of anxiety in autism, it is important to equip children with coping tools they can use when feeling overwhelmed. 

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Differences Between ADHD and ASD

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Differences Between ADHD and ASD

Can a child have both ADHD and ASD? The short answer is yes and the sooner it’s diagnosed, the better.   Dr. Amir Miodovnik, a developmental pediatrician at Boston Children’s Hospital authored a study, which shows that symptoms of ADHD may, in fact, conceal ASD in very young children. The study appeared in the October 2015 print issue of Pediatrics. 

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7 Sensory Snacks for the Super Bowl

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7 Sensory Snacks for the Super Bowl

One of my favorite parts about Super Bowl Sunday is enjoying all the snacks. Why not teach some valuable life skills by making entertaining Super Bowl snacks?  Garner some good ole sensory input and fine motor fun with these great recipes!  Each activity involves planning, internet searching, shopping, measuring, and cooking.  Don’t forget the value in learning the clean up by washing, drying and putting away the dishes.

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