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Students with ASD: How to adjust to a new routine this school year
Regardless of which format your child’s school is offering this fall during COVID-19, your child’s success will depend on their ability to adapt to an ever-changing environment. This is no simple request considering students with ASD may have challenges with flexibility. The good news is there are ways that parents and teachers can work together to help ease their student’s anxiety.
A glimpse into my son’s magnificent mind
A mom explains how the messiness of her home gave her insight into the mind of her son, who was diagnosed with autism three years ago.
Keeping kids busy at home
As social distancing and isolation have become the norm, it may become a bit more challenging for families to find ways to keep their children entertained. Here are some resources to keep your children busy at home.
When to use rewards to improve behaviors in children with autism
Improving behaviors in children with autism can be a challenging task. Learn when and how to use rewards and token economies to have a successful outcome on unfavorable behaviors.
Coming up: Autism 101
Join us Aug. 25 for an online workshop for caregivers of children who are newly diagnosed with ASD.
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