How To Teach Your Kids Self-Regulation Skills

Like adults, children need strategies to self-regulate. This includes techniques for calming themselves down or winding themselves up when necessary. Autistic kids feel many emotions, often in a very short span of time. They need a little extra help getting their moods and feelings under control. Here are a few ways in which you can […]

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How To Teach Social Media Etiquette To Your Family

Social Media Etiquette for Kids, Teens, and Young Adults

The Importance of Social Media Etiquette There used to be a time where keeping our kids safe merely involved teaching them to look both ways before crossing the street, basic communication skills, and stranger danger. Even though those are still much-needed life skills, raising children with Autism or Asperger’s today presents a variety of unique […]

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5 Unique Mobile Apps For Your Autistic Child

Having a child on the autism spectrum poses a number of unique challenges for parents, whether their case is severe or relatively mild. Children with autism have rich internal lives and a diverse range of interests, which means that holding their attention or keeping them sufficiently engaged in a certain task can need specific approaches and resources. […]

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Discover These Summertime Kids Activities

As the final school bell rings to signal the beginning of summer vacation, kids say goodbye to assignments, homework and class routines and begin to relish the long days of freedom. For children on the autism spectrum, however, that final bell marks the end of comforting routine that clearly and cleanly outlined the schedule of […]

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Aspergers and Depression: What Everybody Ought To Know

http://traffic.libsyn.com/thrivewithaspergers/56-56_TWAP056__Aspergers_and_Depression.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS | MoreAspergers and Depression Aspergers and depression co-exist for many people on the autism spectrum. Depression can seem worse than terminal cancer, because most cancer patients feel loved and they have hope and self-esteem. David D. Burns What do Hamid […]

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