Challenging Behavior Problems-This topic is not easy to understand or to correct. There is not one solution that will work for every individual since they are all unique. With being new to this-I know this is scary and it is scary. I'm not going to sugar coat it in any way. It is hard to… Continue reading Entering the Scary Room of Behaviors
Exploring the Room of Communication Strategies. How to converse with your child.
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.
Opening the Second Door-I’ve got a diagnosis of Autism now what do I do?
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?
Treatment for Autism Spectrum Disorder
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
Autism 101 For Parents
Autism 101 What is Autism?