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If you are the parent of a child with ASD and you haven’t explored the topic of emotional regulation; the article and link a the bottom of this post is worth a read.  The article is written by Dr. Barry Prizant and is a fantastic overview of the Emotional Regulation Approach. The ability to regulate your

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I recently ran across a blog post that gives some really great tips for dealing with meltdowns as well as tips for distinguishing between a meltdown vs a tantrum. Click the link below for some really great information about distinguishing a meltdown vs a tantrum and how to handle both! Meltdowns vs Tantrums  

 
 
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If putting on your child’s shoes in the morning is a struggle or your special Olympian is looking for a good basketball shoe, click this link.  Nike has released a limited run of the Flyease.  The Flyease are a modified version of several different basketball shoes redesigned to accommodate the special needs population.  One of

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According to findings published in the Journal of Developmental and Physical Disabilities, the severity of a child’s autism may be directly linked with the level of stress or anxiety they experience on a day-to-day basis. Researchers at Canisius College in Buffalo, N.Y. recently discovered levels of the stress-hormone cortisol remain significantly higher throughout the day

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Published on June 11, 2015, by in education.

If you are the parent of a child on the spectrum you may have noticed your child has difficulty recalling and talking about events that  happened in the past.  If your child falls into this category don’t worry!  There are things you can do at home to practice this skill. In a lot of cases,

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If you’re looking to upgrade your Autism education network I’d suggest visiting www.aspergerexperts.com.  This site is a really great resource for individuals with ASD, parents and professionals.  It’s run by two guys with Asperger’s and they have a lot of really great tips and insights.  I had one of my older patients review  www.aspergerexperts.com and

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