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Most children with autism don’t even realize that their behaviors are socially unacceptable and potentially embarrassing to their parents. Some of these behaviors may include: - inappropriate touching or invading another’s space - extreme honesty about the appearance o...

How does a child learn to love self? Unfortunately, our current media saturated society bombards children with messages and images of unrealistic perfection that they constantly compare themselves to. This makes it difficult for children to get in touch with and accept...

Does it matter if your child has ASD, ADHD or both? Of course it does but you don’t have time to waste worrying and waiting for a definitive diagnosis. Take action and do the things you already know will work to help your child maximize his or her potential. In some ca...

If your child with autism is still being haunted by the excitement of the holiday, you may be asking yourself what you could have done to minimize this. The gift of time will eventually bring your sensory sensitive child back to calm but what about the upcoming holiday...

Humor is important to your child’s social development because being able to tell jokes and laugh with others helps them interact socially and make personal connections. So what can you do to trigger and create the neural pathways necessary to help expand your child’s s...

Despite the increase of professionals in the autism arena there still remains a shortage of experts. Some parents WAIT too many weeks and precious months, maybe even years, to have their child evaluated and services started. At this point most parents feel powerless bu...

Cuddles and hugs are great and most parents anticipate a reciprocal response to their physical displays of affection but if that is all you seek you can set yourself up for constant disappointment.

Learning how to be appropriately assertive rather than passive, or aggressive, is one of the best gifts you can give your child. Bullies look for individuals who are passive and won’t spend time grooming someone who is likely to speak up for herself.

Teaching your child to create goals and supporting them on the journey towards them are two very important and wonderful gifts a parent can give a child.

If you are planning on flying over the holidays there are many things you need to consider. I don’t have to tell you that traveling with children can be stressful, especially if you have a child with special needs. Getting to these holiday functions with a smile requir...

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