We've entered and explored a few rooms of topics. There is more information located on the web on Autism that is already covered. Put any topic or situation in the search engine and you will certainly find just about anything. Social Media is also perfect for discussing topics and solutions for your child. This is… Continue reading In the Kitchen with Landon
Wow, I can't believe I haven't posted any thing new about Autism since August 2019. Well, as I'm writing this we are dealing with a very serious issue that has affected the world. First I will share how Landon has been handling this situation. In the beginning of March not so well, now it's April… Continue reading Pandemic and Autism
This blog will deal with how to find behavior intervention strategies for these other common behavior issues. Social Issues-I'm an introvert so this is even tough but relatable for me. Begin with acceptance. Autistic children don't understand social norms. They have to be taught how to respond in a given situation like saying, "Hi" or… Continue reading Autism Behavior Intervention strategies for Parents
Each day as you are learning to develop daily routine charts for your child, there is also something else needed for you to work on and that is communication. It's what we do every day from the moment we wake up until we go to bed. There are many ways to communicate besides talking. When… Continue reading Entering the Room of Autism Communication Strategies
How to converse with your child? You're probably thinking-well, I speak with my child every day. But are you speaking to them the way they understand? Is your child responding? Though I have a blog on how Communication Boards are effective, unfortunately they are not easy to use in having daily conversations. Yes, there is… Continue reading Exploring the Room of Communication Strategies. How to converse with your child.
We are going to open the second door in our home. Your medical professional just gave their official diagnosis of Autism and you don't know where to begin. Hopefully, your medical professional suggested placing your child in early intervention and how to begin the process. What I suggest you do at home is start developing… Continue reading Opening the Second Door-I’ve got a diagnosis of Autism now what do I do?
Is there a cure for Autism? There is no known cure for autism spectrum disorder. Some medicines can help with related symptoms. What are the best treatment options? According to Autism Speaks there are behavioral treatments and interventions. Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Early Start Denver Model (ESDM) Floortime Occupational Therapy (OT) Pivotal Response Treatment (PRT)… Continue reading Treatment for Autism Spectrum Disorder
We are going to visit the library and dust off the books to learn about the types of Autism. In a previous blog, I mentioned the types of Autism. The types that I researched and found are: Atypical Autism, Asperger's Syndrome, Autistic Disorder, Broad Autism Phenotype, Childhood Disintegrative Disorder, High Functioning Autism, Mild Autism, Pervasive… Continue reading Learning About the Types of Autism
What causes Autism? There are many theories of what causes Autism and the possible increase of children that develop this disability. This is my feelings of these findings. Is Autism Genetic-Can autism be inherited from a parent? It is believed that it is possible that Autism tends to run in families. I was told that… Continue reading What Causes Autism?
Before we start exploring each shelf and opening books to learn more about the types of Autism, there is a reason you are researching the topic of Autism. If you already haven't received a diagnosis yet, the reason why you want to know what Autism is is because you want the answer to "Does My… Continue reading Does My Child Have Autism?