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Time Management in Autism: Top Ways to Approach it!

With the current pandemic, most parents on the spectrum find themselves homeschooling their children. For those following school curricula, assignments and time management can be overwhelming. Homeworks and activities can be seen as never-ending, and time appears to be insufficient. However, there are some tips that can help you make the most out of your…
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Online School: Helping Children Stay Focused

Most parents come to us complaining that keeping children focused during online school has become a challenge. However,  with some tips, tools, and strategies, you can help your children stay focused during online school while improving their attention and concentration!  Identifying Challenges Identifying what is hard for your child is the first step towards online…
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Can Autism Be Cured?

For most families, receiving an autism diagnosis can be overwhelming. Lots of questions, and wonder.  Almost every parent in the spectrum has asked us, “Is there a cure for autism?”, “What can I do to ease the symptoms?”, “What is the best therapy?”.  Today, our medical team will answer all your questions in our blog…
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Gardening Therapy For Autism

Amid a global pandemic, most people find themselves at home most of the time. One of the bright sides of it is the fact that Americans are investing more time into their gardens. Urban farming is growing exponentially as the pandemic continues. Now, people want to be involved in the growing process of their vegetables…
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Traveling With Autism: Tips To Combat Motion Sickness

Traveling with children is a challenge. Lots of bathroom stops, boredom, motion sickness, and tantrums. For parents on the spectrum, the challenge goes to a whole new level.  Sensory overload, closed spaces, constant movement, and disrupted schedules can cause autistic children to feel stressed and dizzy. Today, we will share with you a few tips…
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Melatonin Snacks: Foods To Help ASD Children Sleep

When it comes to Autism, nutrition is everything. The same child can become two different versions of himself/herself with different meals. With some of the meals, they can become hyperactive, and with others, they can even start stimming more often. During bedtime, the right snacks can either boost their energy or help them settle. Today,…
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Routine Boundaries: Is It Okay To Push Them?

Quarantine and lockdown have set the world upside down. Schools, parks, museums, and even pools are being shut down. Most activities that we were used to, have changed, and are being implemented at home. While this can be upsetting for anybody, it can take the challenge up to a new level for families in the…
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Screen Time: The Pros and Cons for Autistic Children

The pandemic lockdown has deeply affected us all. With schools, museums, and even parks closed it can be difficult to entertain children.  According to recent data, the average American family has increased its screen time exposure from 14 to 74%. Translated into hours, this can represent up to 8 hours in front of a screen…
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Regressive Autism: The Ultimate Guide

Many mothers have shared with us the fact that their children were talkative, engaged, and energetic, and suddenly everything changed. Children became quiet, disengaged, and many times starting showing increased autistic behaviors. If you have noticed conducts like this in your child, he/she might be facing what is known as Regressive Autism. Today, we will…
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Echolalic Phrases Have a Meaning: Here Is How To Interpret Them

There is a popular belief that echolalia consists just in the vague repetition of words in autistic children. They were thought to have no real meaning. Fortunately, new research suggests that contrary to that belief, echolalic phrases have an explanation and they are meant to convey something. Today, we will share with you a few…
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