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Have You Planned For Your Child's Summer break Yet? (Part 1)

Have You Planned For Your Child’s Summer break Yet? (Part 1)

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

In the two posts Home-Schooling and A Special Interest Is Power I talked about the importance of encouraging individuals with autism, and special needs in general, to practice and develop their special interests and talents. The summer break, in particular, is a great time to do so. First, it is the longest break of the [&hellip

10 Inspiring Temple Grandin Quotes

10 Inspiring Temple Grandin Quotes

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

Mary Temple Grandin (born August 29, 1947) is an American professor of animal science in Colorado State University, a best-selling author, an autistic activist, and a consultant to the livestock industry on animal behavior. She also invented the “hug box”, a device to calm those on the autism spectrum. The subject on an award-wininning, 2010 [&hellip

How To Plan For Life After High School

How To Plan For Life After High School

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

You’re so proud your child is in high school and keeps progressing! Thanks to all you’ve done in cooperation with schools’ staff and the valuable services she has received. Now, what’s next? Planning should start at least two years prior to graduating high school. Continue setting goals and objectives by involving your child in the [&hellip

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

Video: A Mother Trusted Her Intuition to Achieve What Professionals Failed to Attain

By Nadia Shanab | autism

Watch this video of a mother Christine Barnett and her son with autism, Jacob, who lost his speech at the age of two. She helped her son not only recover his speech, but uncovered the genius hidden within him. ww3.tvo.org/video/195481/tapping-potential Tip Work and build on what your child can do best, and stop dwelling on [&hellip

A Message of Hope from Temple Grandin

By Nadia Shanab | Uncategorized

Watch an interview with Temple Grandin that inspires “hope”. She briefly touches on most aspects of autism. templegrandin.com/ nadia shanab

Build on Strengths Not on Deficits

By Nadia Shanab | Uncategorized

Every person, whether on the autism spectrum or not, has got a set of deficits or weaknesses: mental capacities, physical capabilities or social skills, among many more. On the other hand, the set of strengths and talents a human being has been endowed with are endless. Why do most people focus on what’s not working so [&hellip

Things To Do During The Summer

By Nadia Shanab | Uncategorized

Keeping your child engaged in doing useful activities is vital for her developmental growth. Wasting time watching TV for hours or playing video games all day long is not the best investment of summer time. Here are some ideas for activities to spend time on: Enroll your child in an art & crafts class. Enroll [&hellip

Temple Grandin in The Bay Area, California This Friday

By Nadia Shanab | Uncategorized

This is a great news for the Autism Community. Dr. Temple Grandin is the keynote speaker in the Autism and Asperger Conference this Friday, July 26, 2013. Not only Temple will be there, but her mother, Eustacia Cutler, the great lady behind all the success, is giving a speech too. Dr. Melmed, a leading developmental [&hellip

Summer Is The Best Time to Hone Talents

By Nadia Shanab | Uncategorized

In the last two posts autism-tips.com/?p=1866 and autism-tips.com/?p=1870 I talked about the importance of encouraging individuals with autism  and special needs in general to practice and develop their special interests and talents. Why is the summer break, in particular, is a great time to do so? First, it is the longest break of the year, [&hellip