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How to Help Your Teenager with ADHD to Develop Independence

Social and academic strains can be a challenge for teenagers with ADHD. Parents play a pivotal role in supporting their teenagers with ADHD to develop their own independence. Support and encouragement from caregivers is instrumental in teaching teenagers to thrive. Here are 5 important tools and strategies

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Sesame Street Resources

Sesame Street has compiled a list of resources to help caregivers of individuals with Autism during Covid-19. The list includes strategies to: Explain the “for now” normal Explain Covid-19 Discuss important questions with children who are verbal Keep a structured routine Embrace the change Promote self care

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Covid-19 resources for individuals with autism and their caregivers

  The coronavirus and the quarantine have had drastic effects upon people with autism and their caregivers. The disruption in routines, in addition to the changes in or cessation of essential therapies, is extremely difficult for individuals with ASD to comprehend. In addition, many caregivers have found

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6 Best Apps For Your Child While Learning at Home

6 Best Apps For Your Child While Learning at Home

Educating your child at home can feel daunting and challenging. Applications can be really helpful for students who need a break from direct teaching. It can also offer you a great break if you are working from home and looking for your child to have some independent

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5 Tips to Successfully Teach your Child with Autism at Home

5 Tips to Successfully Teach your Child with Autism at Home

With the closure of schools, parents have suddenly turned into full time teachers. In addition to the many tasks parents are already asked to do, they are now in charge of their children’s educational needs. This adds high stress to parents, but is also a drastic change

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Celebrating The First day of Spring, While Social Distancing

Celebrating The First day of Spring, While Social Distancing

The first day of Spring signifies a time of the year where children can get out and play. Outdoor play is so important for all children, and especially those with Autism. Outdoor play allows children with Autism the opportunity to practice pretend play, sensory play, balance, and

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Springing Forward: Tips to Ease the Effects of Daylight Saving Time for Your Child

Springing Forward: Tips to Ease the Effects of Daylight Saving Time for Your Child

On March 8th, the clocks will spring forward and we will lose an hour out of the day. This change can be challenging for everyone, but especially for children with Autism, who tend to have difficulty with routine changes. Here are a few tips that can help

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3 Strategies To Make Transitions Easy!

3 Strategies To Make Transitions Easy!

Transitions can be a challenge for all children, and even some adults. Imagine you just reached the most exciting part of a brand new movie, and then you’re told you have to turn it off to go do chores. That’s how children feel all day. And, often

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What are the Benefits of a Functional Behavioral Assessment?

A Functional Behavioral Assessment (FBA) is typically an assessment for students in the classroom. The main purpose of the assessment is to understand why a student displays a particular behavior. In understanding the reason behind the behavior, it helps teachers and staff to support the child and

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Can I Reduce My Child’s Symptoms With Diet Changes?

Families with children with ADHD and Autism are constantly searching for ways to help reduce their children’s symptoms. Many families have seen incredible results from trying Elimination Diets such as Gluten Free, Casein Free, and Artificial Dye-Free diets.  What is Gluten? Gluten is the protein found in

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