Help Your Child Regulate Their Emotions


How to help your child regulate their emotions with an Emotions Chart I don’t know about you, but in our household our son is having a very difficult time dealing with, expressing and talking about his different emotions. He’s always struggled with it, but as he is getting older it is becoming more of a challenge. Back in the day,…

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A successful summer break for a child with autism


Yeah! It’s finally here! Summer break is just around the corner; kids are counting down.  But to a child with autism, summer break can cause some real challenges.  Children with autism can become dysregulated when their typical school day routine disappears overnight. So as parents, what can we do? I’ve scoured the internet and came up with some tips to…

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Do I hear an Echo? Understanding Echolalia


Does your child constantly repeat words or phrases? Will your child say a phrase or line from a show in a conversation that has nothing to do with that show? This is Echolalia.  Echolalia is basically repetition of speech.  Almost all children with autism have experienced echolalia. So why do children with autism repeat speech?  That’s a good question.  Children…

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Superhero Challenge


Hey SUPERHEROES!! I decided to ask my 9-year-old son, “What is a Superhero?” Watch the video to hear and see his answer!   I think Mikey had some great answers!  So about the challenge, Mikey is definitely looking forward to your videos!! Don’t forget to use the hash tag #myautismsuperhero and as always, thank you for your support!! back to…

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Digital Tools for Special Needs Children


Let’s get digital I feel we live in a technological world.  Everyone is striving for the latest iPhone, best laptop or iPad, even apps seem competitive.  Unfortunately, the digital world isn’t slowing down.  A two-year-old probably knows how to navigate the latest iPad better than me. So I thought today I’d share a summary of an article I read in…

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Dealing with Picky Eaters


Dealing with Picky Eaters If there’s one thing I really dislike — it’s cooking! Especially with two picky eaters in the house.  Typically, I can cook two-to-three different dinners each night. Sound familiar? Well, some of our kiddos who suffer from SPD can experience food sensitivities.  This can be in the taste, texture, temperature and smell of foods. Tips for…

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A New Frustration Strategy


We all deal with frustration, but to a child on the spectrum frustration can be almost unbearable to deal with.  Mikey and I came up with a strategy that seems to work for him so far. We’d like to share it with you today!  Please share this post if you found any value in our video today.

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