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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Comprehension Check

Comprehension Check

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

There is a way to go into the mind of kids with poor verbal skills and check their understanding of  language. This activity engages several senses along with the thinking process. The kids usually like it because it appears to them as a game. I like doing this activity especially in the afternoon when the [&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

Improving Handwriting

Improving Handwriting

By Nadia Shanab | autism, parenting, tips

Autistic children often have poor handwriting. Here are 5 tips to help improve their handwriting. Poor handwriting can be attributed to one of the following reasons or a combination thereof: Lack of eye-hand coordination (very common in kids on the autism spectrum, including the highest functioning with Asperger) Poor peripheral vision Poor fine motor skills [&hellip

How are you doing today?

How are you doing today?

By Nadia Shanab | autism, parenting, tips

Here is a practical tip for both educators and parents, which can be used both at school and at home everyday. This tip will help autistic kids with poor verbal skills develop their communication abilities. This practice, if done on regular basis, can jump-start their communication. I have seen this work in several cases. It works [&hellip