Asperger’s Syndrome changes what it means to be a parent. This condition forces parents to accept that they’re preparing their child for a world that may not always understand them. The good news is that many with Asperger’s Syndrome do go on to lead fulfilling lives.
Empowering the Special Needs Community
A new study published by the American Academy of Pediatrics explored how electronic tracking devices impact special needs families. The study found that in addition to keeping special children safe, the tracking devices actually improved a family’s overall quality of life.
If your child’s school hasn’t been hit by the fidget spinner, don’t hold your breath. These hypnotic toys are popping up everywhere, and for good reason. They’re captivating and children love them. What’s not to love about a toy that not only becomes more entertaining with every spin, but also relieves stress, anxiety and improves concentration?
In the beginning, it is fine to feel ashamed! We promise that in time, what others think and/or say will not bother you anymore. Let your feelings be free… Even if this means being sad, angry or hurt. Talk openly about your feelings: Try not to hide them or this can lead to a feeling
It’s estimated that as many as 50 percent of those with autism are non-verbal. This can make the challenges of parenting seem that much more daunting. When faced with this dilemma many desperate parents go in search of tools or strategies which they hope will give their special child a voice.
What better month than April to show our love for some of our favorite autism advocates? Whether you’re looking for resources, information, tips, empathy, understanding, validation, community, or just a good laugh, these autism superstars have you covered! Frank Campagna. You all probably know him as Autism Daddy, Frank tells it like it is with
Autism needs no introduction. It’s no longer a condition that elicits blank stares and empty looks. After all most of us know of someone, even if it’s just that child from TV, with autism.
April can be a trying month for people with autism. It’s a time when some of the biggest monuments “Light It Up Blue” and people are encouraged to walk, donate and just show up in support of autism. April is the time when people stop to raise awareness for a condition that, according to recent estimates, affects 1 in 68 children. And that’s just the problem.
The prevalence of wandering among children with autism has raised the discussion of utilizing GPS to address safety skills in a student’s IEP. Get the complete guide to documenting GPS in the IEP.
It might show up as nervousness, anxiety or a full-blown meltdown. For children and adults on the autism spectrum, anxiety can exacerbate the stress of day-to-day living. Fortunately, there are strategies and tools to help keep the monster at bay.