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.
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
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