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Toilet Training 101

Does the idea of toilet training your child with Autism fill you with dread? Or are you excited to begin this new adventure with them?  The reason I am asking this is because our attitude as

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Persistence vs. Perfection

What is the most important quality for a parent who wants to help their child on the Autism Spectrum? Persistance or Perfection? As a parent of a child with Autism: -Do you feel guilty when your

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TOP 10 REASONS YOUR CHILD ISN’T SLEEPING

Many of us have children on the #autism spectrum who take a long time to go to sleep, stay up very late, or get up periodically throughout the night. Here are the top 10 pitfalls that

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Be a force of positivity for your child!

Be a force of positivity for your child! Here are 3 quick tips on how to feel more positive each day with your child  and jump start your own positivity. 1. Let GRATITUDE be

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NEUROPLASTICITY (CAN YOUR CHILD’S BRAIN CHANGE?)

Your child’s brain is highly plastic. It can grow and change drastically – in any capacity, at any age. Don’t let anyone tell you differently. “But autism is a

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Kick Start YOUR New Year!

New Year Commitments  Being a parent of a child with autism can be challenging at times to say the least. By the end of the year, you can feel burnt out, run down and ready for a break. The

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5 NEW Holiday Hiccups – and How to Prevent Them

Ah, the holidays. Special meals. Special family gatherings. And, of course, our special children! Now, if you’ve read my book, Autism Breakthrough, you may remember that, in

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What to Do When Potty Training Efforts Have Stalled

Potty training takes persistence and patience on the part of any parent, but this goes double for the parents of children challenged by autism and autism spectrum disorders. Your child may have

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Understanding the Difference Between Meltdowns & Tantrums

Tantrums and meltdowns are hard to understand, tough to prevent, and seemingly impossible to handle when they happen. Meltdowns and tantrums can look alike at first glance, especially when your