A Message to Parents

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More Traveling Tips

More Traveling Tips

By Nadia Shanab | autism, general advice, parenting, tips

In addition to the tips you can find in the posts Traveling Tips and Traveling By Plane With A Child With Autism here are some more. If noise is your child’s main problem remember to get her noise canceling headphones. If your child has a sensitive nose take some masks to cover her nose. If [&hellip

Autism Tips For Great Resources

By Nadia Shanab | autism, general advice, parenting, tips

In order to enjoy a peaceful and productive summer, find below some helpful resources. You can now take the time to explore and find what would help your child progress while having fun. For parents 1- Read some books about autism. In my book you will find a long list of very helpful titles. Also, [&hellip

Temple Grandin Speaking on May 16

By Nadia Shanab | Uncategorized

The world’s most famous autistics adult, Dr. Temple Grandin, will be speaking at the main branch of the Cambridge Public Library, Massachusetts, 449 Broadway, on May 16 at 6:30 pm. Dr. Temple Grandin is an animal science Professor at the Colorado State University. She also runs a her own business of designing live stock animal [&hellip

Save $10 (40% Off) On Book Purchase

By Nadia Shanab | Uncategorized

To celebrate the “Autism International Day”, my book “Everyday Life with Autism” is now on sale for $14.99 only till April 13th. Autism International Day is April 2, 2013. Don’t forget to light up the blue light, and help raising awareness. nadia shanab

Back–to-School! Is Your Child with ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorders) Ready?

By Nadia Shanab | autism, general advice, parenting

Soon classrooms will open their doors to welcome their new and returning students. One of the most common traits of autism is the love for sameness and rigidity. Individuals with autism fear changing their routine and experiencing new situations. The outcome of a new experience is unpredictable. Routine activities, on the other hand is guaranteed [&hellip

A Message to The Parents

By Nadia Shanab | autism, general advice, parenting

We all know how tiring, exhausting, and sometimes draining life can be, if you have a child or more than one on the autism spectrum. In this post I would like to suggest some ideas for parents that might help them have a better-balanced life. Your daily schedule is so busy, and your child always [&hellip

Temple Grandin: A Must-See Movie

By Nadia Shanab | autism, general advice, parenting

It is one of very few true success stories told by a woman who lives with Asperger’s syndrome. She became an animal scientist and a professor at the university. The protagonist, Temple Grandin, was able to explain and describe very skillfully how a person with this condition feels, hears, sees, perceives and thinks. She helps people [&hellip

13 Highly Recommended Books

By Nadia Shanab | autism, general advice, parenting

The following are books that I have read and learned a lot from. They helped me in my job working with autistic kids. Non-fiction: Thinking in Pictures by Temple Grandin – An autistic adult telling her own struggling and suffering with her condition as an Asperger, and how she became a huge success 10 Things [&hellip