Motivational Monday – Focus on just 1 problem behavior this week

Depending on the countries you are in, this is either week 2 or week 3 of the lockdown. All your child’s therapies are canceled to maintain social distance for an indefinite period. This lockdown period may make your ASD child regress in many skills that he/she may have picked up after a lot of struggle. 

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The 1 most valuable practice your Autism child needs right now to cope in the current pandemic situation

With the Stay at home orders happening currently in the world, as a parent we are wondering how to keep the kids busy as well as utilize their time productively.

As a special needs caregiver, your worry is even more since your child will miss the social skills, speech therapy, physical therapy or occupational therapy in school etc. Including ABA clinics that has been closed for safety reasons as well as in home ABA therapy sessions are cancelled.

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5 tips for Flying with an ASD child this holiday. The 2nd tip is the most valuable one.

Summer vacation is just around the corner bringing excitement to travel. Though not for the parents who have children on the spectrum. For these parents vacation causes anxiety. They would preferably go to a nearby park every day throughout the vacation than break a routine for their ASD kid.

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The Top 3 Autism books to read now for parents and caregivers

Books are our best friend. If you are a bibliophile like me, then before reaching out to ‘Google’ you will run to a nearby library. I have been in the Autism journey for the past 7 yrs and I have come across many books. Some were very theoretical which scared me more than helping me. Nevertheless, a few books have been really helpful. Either they have motivated and made me ponder to work better for my son or they have fed me with practical parenting help.

I would like to share 3 must-have books for your home library. I will add more in future posts.Read More »