As some children develop and learn new skills, there can be challenges along the way. Children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) may especially face some of these challenges within the … [Read more...] about Autism Blog Series 2: Activities and Tools in the Classroom
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Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a wide range of conditions characterized by difficulties with verbal and nonverbal communication, socialization, and other repetitive behaviors. The disorder is … [Read more...] about Autism Blog Series 1: What is Autism Spectrum Disorder?
As a mother and occupational therapist, I have found aromatherapy to be an easy and surprisingly effective way to treat some symptoms of sensory processing disorders (SPD) including autism. It is … [Read more...] about Aromatherapy and Children
Do you ever feel like a broken record, repeatedly asking your child to "just look at me when I talk to you?" It can be so frustrating when a child persistently avoids making eye contact. Frankie … [Read more...] about How To Help Your Child Make And Maintain Eye Contact
You know how pop psychology tells us that ninety percent of communication is nonverbal? A recent study examined tone of voice and its role in communication. The researchers concluded that tone of … [Read more...] about How To Breathe Life Into Your Child’s Monotone