As I sit and write, my hope is that you are inspired to keep dreaming for your child, keep working with your child and getting help where it is needed, because one day, your child who has autism will grow up to be an adult who has autism. Using the resources you have now will help your child be confident and be able to eventually live independently. (Whatever that may look like) Help them find their gifts and abilities they can use to be part of society.
My son who has autism is 25 years old. It has been a long and sometimes lonely road to get to where he is now. He struggled to listen and understand directions in school. He would get frustrated when asked to do things a certain way. He did not like his schedule to change and became very anxious in trying new things. Those are some of the struggles we have endured and still have difficulties to this day. Continue reading A Young Man’s Road to Success
Bullying has a very negative impact on children so it’s important to take it seriously. Kids with Autism Spectrum Disorders make easy targets. A key element is ensuring that your child is prepared for any attack – verbal or otherwise.
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Following Literal and Figurative Therapy
You look at the Wacky Headlines like “Children Make Nutritious Snacks,” and you think of words in the sentence that might have multiple meanings. You find the answer by figuring out what is different from right. There is something wrong. What is it?
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Instant Modeling ™ – Teaching an array of skills for children and adults on the Autism Spectrum by showing (Right Way Only) expected skill or behavior recorded from the individual’s own environment, utilizing looping and positive reinforcement.
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