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Get Ready For A New School Year

Get Ready For A New School Year

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

Soon school will be back in session and classrooms will open their doors to welcome their students, both new and returning. It is never early enough to prepare your child with autism for a new transition in her life. Below you will find some helpful tips to get a smooth start of a new school [&hellip

Have You Planned For Your Child’s Summer Break Yet? (Part 2)

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

As discussed in Have You Planned For Your Child’s Summer Break Yet? Part 1, having a daily schedule is pivotal to maintain a balanced life for your child and yourself. The only difference now is, that you are privileged to be the master and designer of this schedule. Tips By now, your child has come [&hellip

Tips for Behavioral Troubleshooting

By Nadia Shanab | Uncategorized

The following tips can be applied in classrooms as well as at home. Be positive in scanning the environment for possible behavioral precipitants. Reduce or eleminate stressors, to the extent possible. Read the student’s cue and signals and react before inapporopriate behavior occurs. “Plug in” activities designed to reduce stress and anxiety before behavioral disruptions [&hellip

Mainstreaming Children with Autism

By Nadia Shanab | Uncategorized

Dear Parents, Here comes another school year along with lots of hopes and loads of goals for your child’s future! Over the summer break you have probably set some goals for your child and pictured her in a certain setting that would rather satisfy your dreams. Good job! This exactly what parents are here for. [&hellip

12th Annual Morgan Autism Conference 2013

By Nadia Shanab | Uncategorized

Morgan Autism Center Announces 12th Annual Autism Conference: “Transitions: Bridges to Success” Saturday, September 28, 2013 7:00 am – 5:00 pm Mayer Theatre, Santa Clara University 500 El Camino Real Santa Clara, CA … SCHEDULED SPEAKERS: Jed Baker Director of The Social Skills Training Project Jill Escher, Parent & Autism Activist What Causes Autism? How [&hellip

Get Ready for The Summer Break

By Nadia Shanab | Uncategorized

Summer is around the corner! You are probably wondering what should you do with your child with ASD for two months or more! You are torn between two temptations: Should I let her rest, relax and forget about her daily routine? Or should I keep the strict school schedule going? This is what I think [&hellip

Echolalia Signals A Delay Not A disorder

By Nadia Shanab | Uncategorized

Speech and language Pathologists (SLP) found that half of the children have echolalia as part of their language development progress. The difference between NT (Neuro Typical) kids with and without echolalia (NOT including ASD kids) is that their self-generated language develops later, but eventually they still can catch up. Spectrum kids, on the other hand, [&hellip

What Does “Cure” Means to Parents?

By Nadia Shanab | Uncategorized

A very insightful article in the the British “Guardian” newspaper, what parents of children with autism think about a cure. Some parents are very realistic, others are in denial. How does the media participate in helping/discouraging parents. Cure? Therapy? What is the most important support, resources do parents need? Read what parents say here: www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2013/mar/01/parents-children-autism-cure [&hellip

Reminder: Temple Grandin Today on A Show

By Nadia Shanab | Uncategorized

Watch and Ask Temple Grandin today in the interactive show on autism-live.com Read more about the show here: autism-tips.com/?p=1668 nadia shanab

Ask Temple Grandin on Monday’s Show March 4, 2013

By Nadia Shanab | Uncategorized

You may submit your questions to Temple Grandin durning the INTERACTIVE show on autism-live.com on Monday, March 4, 2013. Mark the date. Read more about the show here: autism-tips.com/?p=1668 nadia shanab