Video Modeling: What Is It & How Can You Use It At Home?

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?

Let’s Dance! – The Power of Dance Movement Therapy

In recent years, we have seen an emergence of Dance Movement Therapy as a supplemental treatment approach for children on the ASD spectrum. You might have heard of various DMT workshops and classes happening around you and wondered if DMT is just a fancy word for a regular dance class. Well, we’re here to tell … Continue reading Let’s Dance! – The Power of Dance Movement Therapy

Dealing with Challenging Behaviors in ASD Children: Valuable Lessons from Parents

Children with Autism experience the world differently than neurotypical kids. Children on the spectrum may use challenging behavior as means of expressing themselves. This behavior may also be a coping strategy for the child. A study published in the Journal of Intellectual Disability Research found that children with autism and severe speech impairments used challenging … Continue reading Dealing with Challenging Behaviors in ASD Children: Valuable Lessons from Parents

Leverage Your Child’s Special Interests as Tools for Learning & Growth

Parents of ASD children are well acquainted with the challenges that come along with their child’s special interests. Special interests can be a tricky thing to deal with a lot of the times, especially, when they hinder the child’s daily routines and activities. Parents often have to work hard to find the right balance when … Continue reading Leverage Your Child’s Special Interests as Tools for Learning & Growth