Autism awareness, acceptance and inclusion are all a big bubble; despite a lot of ongoing campaigns, internet full of rich content on Autism, breakthrough research and a lot of happening all around, we are often surprised by a series of events.
Sweat is important for all of us; it’s the body’s natural way of maintaining the body temperature, but it’s a lot more than just about maintaining body temperature.
Toilet training period is probably one of the most difficult times in any parent’s life. And, in case of parenting a child with autism, it may be highly frustrating, because nothing that those experts told you seems to be working.
If you are a parent of a newly diagnosed child, the anxiety to find the “cure” is very much understandable. When I started this journey, I was truly overwhelmed with the comments in different Facebook and Whatsapp groups that people recovered their kids with diet, however, it didn’t really make sense to me that how …
Covid19 pandemic has taught us a lot, and homeschooling is one such skill that almost every parent has learnt during this difficult time. Even those who thought they couldn’t teach, taught their kids very well.
ABA therapy is surely a promising intervention that can help an autistic or ADHD individual improve the quality of life, however, as a parent or primary caregiver, at times you may feel that the ABA therapy is not working for your child. Many times when an ABA therapy doesn’t work for a child, parents and …
Having words is different than being able to use words effectively, and for a child on the autism spectrum to develop functional language, the intervention plan needs more than just tabletop ABA therapy.
Teaching life skills should be a priority for children of all abilities. And, in fact teaching life skills is more important than academics.