With Christmas holidays fast approaching and children having a bit more free time on their hands, parents are faced with the added task of looking for ways to keep them occupied. A good way to keep your children occupied is by giving them fun worksheets and activity sheets to do. These worksheets can provide your … Continue reading Free Printables & Books for ASD Children
We are back with new recommendations for free online courses for parents of autistic children! Just like the first part, we’ll dive into a few courses that talk about all things autism. As a parent, these courses will help you gain a greater understanding of autism and learn about a lot of different aspects related … Continue reading Essential Online Courses for Parents of ASD Children (Part II)
For a typically developing child, having an autistic brother or sister can be a complex experience. Because autism is such a unique condition; with no two children sharing the exact set of experiences of living with autism – similarly, every sibling of an autistic child goes through challenges that are unique. For example, a study … Continue reading Tips for Supporting Siblings of Autistic Children
A groundbreaking study published in JAMA Pediatrics sought to answer the question of whether a preemptive intervention could reduce the severity of autism symptoms and the likelihood of an autism spectrum disorder diagnosis in infants showing early signs of ASD. The results revealed some remarkable findings that highlight the importance of early childhood when it … Continue reading Early Intervention Therapy Can Reduce ASD Behaviors in Children
The internet has surely made things easier for parents of special needs children. Parents can access a lot of useful information through countless sources on the internet. This, indeed, is a blessing. However, on the other hand, there has been a rise in the amount of misinformation about autism that has seemingly become widespread. With … Continue reading Busting 5 Common Myths about Autism
Autism and ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) are two conditions that are most commonly confused with each other. Since both conditions share some common features, it gets difficult to distinguish them from each other. Although Autism and ADHD are distinct conditions, it is possible for them to occur together. Let’s take a look at some … Continue reading Is it Autism or ADHD?
“I let him explore things and embrace the mess. People look at us but I only look at him!” Meet Viraj’s supermom, Ina, who runs the YouTube channel “A for Autism.” Her main goal is to inspire and educate parents going through a similar situation through her own journey and experiences. Her videos strike the … Continue reading A for Autism (Vlog Review)
A diagnosis of autism can be a difficult juncture to get through for both the child as well as the parents. Naturally, this period is filled with uncertainty and confusion. As the child grows up, the way that this diagnosis is addressed largely impacts his self-identity and self-esteem. This is, however, only a little (albeit … Continue reading Tips To Develop a Positive Identity & Self-Esteem in Your Child with ASD
Caring for a child with special needs is a full-time job, and hence, podcasts often prove to be an effective way of accessing resources on the go. Whether you are a parent of a child with ASD or are someone on the spectrum yourself, we hope to provide you with useful insights and resources helpful … Continue reading 5 Podcasts on Autism You Need To Check Out
Adapting to certain social situations and learning social skills are areas that a lot of children on the autism spectrum often struggle with. While there are a lot of techniques and strategies that help children learn social skills, not all these strategies are feasible or easy to implement at home. Luckily, video modeling is a … Continue reading Video Modeling: What Is It & How Can You Use It At Home?