A Brilliant Idea To Handle A Temper Tantrum

Watch the video below and see how easy and fast a temper tantrum came to an end. The idea is easy to implement even if you don’t have a...

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Equine Therapy

Equine Therapy

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

Here is another “natural” therapy for children with autism and Asperger’s Syndrome. Equine therapy helps them improve their social and communication skills, as well as getting over some of the anxiety and stress imposed from the sensory overload of the environment they suffer from. The rhythmic movement of a horse has a calming and relaxing [&hellip

No Two Individuals with Autism Are The Same

By Nadia Shanab | Uncategorized

Often times we see parents of children with ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorders) comparing their child to her peers. They assume that if a peer has been fully mainstreamed and their child is still struggling with one subject in mainstream, they would consider it a failure on their part as well as the child’s. The reason [&hellip

Communication Improves over Time

By Nadia Shanab | Uncategorized

One of the most important traits of autism is the poor or even lack of communication. How does communication capability develop?  In the early childhood years a typical child would integrate the “seen” and “heard” information to develop her speech. Consequently, the child would be able to talk and communicate. It appears that children with [&hellip

‘Sensory-Focused’ Autism Therapy

By Nadia Shanab | Uncategorized

This is an environmental enrichment therapy that parents can provide/perform with their children at home. It improves sensory issues of smell, sight, texture, temperature, and movement. It has a significant positive effect on children with autism. The auther of this research is Michael Leon, a professor of neurobiology and behavior at the Center for Autism [&hellip