Who Else Wants Parenting Stress Relief on the Autism Spectrum?

Parenting Autism Spectrum Children Your child has just gotten home from school.  You’re frazzled from a long day at the office or the parent-teacher association meeting you just finished.  There’s a lot on your mind: your kids’ activities, all the house work that needs to be done.  Your child drops his/her backpack on the floor […]

10 Things Your Child With Autism Wants You To Know

10 Things Your Child With Autism Wants You To Know I am constantly roaming around the internet in search of excellent articles regarding Aspergers Syndrome and the autism spectrum conditions. Recently I found this article, posted on a Facebook page called Responding to Autism. I am posting this article, 10 Things Your Child Wants You […]

Does Your Child Have These 12 Friendship Skills?

“Don’t walk in front of me, I may not follow. Don’t walk behind me, I may not lead. Walk beside me and be my friend.” – Albert Camus (also attributed to Maimonidies) Parenting children on the autism spectrum is a joy and a challenge.  One of those challenges is helping the child develop a set […]

How to Navigate the School System

Have you ever tried to put a puzzle pieces together without having a picture of the entire assembled puzzle?  If not, I can assure you it would be a very frustrating experience. Let’s say that your child is smart, or at least of average intelligence.  But s/he struggles in school.  Every day is a tug […]

Little Known Ways to Understand (Explosive) Children

“Why do children with autism have such explosive meltdowns?  How can I understand the explosive child?” Parenting children with Aspergers and autism is not a job for the faint of heart.  Of course, you never knew you were signing up for this, did you? 🙂 As a parent, have you ever been talking to another […]

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