Posts by Michelle Ibarra

Autism & Quarantine: 5 Tips for Homeschool

With Covid-19, the whole world is under quarantine. For most parents, this represents a few changes in education and curricula. However, for parents on the spectrum, the challenge goes to a whole new level. Schedule changes, isolation, and lack of resources can bring an increased amount of tension. However, there is hope! Today, we want…

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Autism and Quarantine: Tips To Manage Daily Routine

Covid-19 has set the world under quarantine. For children on the autism spectrum, this represents a big disruption in schedules and therefore an open door for stress. Today, we will share with you a few tips to ease stress and create a daily routine that is fun for the whole family. HOW TO MANAGE THE…

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Keeping Your Children Busy When You’re Stuck at Home

Quarantine is officially on and it will continue until at least June 30th. This represents that your children will be at home for the whole month, but with no opportunity to get out to have fun. Although this might sound catastrophic, the reality is that you are not alone. We have created a full list of…

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Immune System: 5 Ways To Boost Your Children´s Defense

With the Covid-19 situation, we can not help but wonder what measures we can do to protect our children from it. Of course, hand washing, and staying away from crowds are basics, but when it comes to protecting your children‘s health, preventing, and boosting their defensive mechanisms is a must. Today, we will share with…

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Covid-19: How To Explain it to ASD Children + Quarantine Activities

Since last week, the WHO (World Health Organization) has declared Covid-19 a pandemic. Most states across the US and other countries have declared quarantine and are highly encouraging people to stay at home. This means that most public places like schools, parks, museums, pools, and even public gatherings will be closed or canceled until new…

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Hypertonia and Hypotonia: Overcoming Motor Disorders in Autism

Children with autism are often challenged by motor skill problems that can affect their abilities to walk, run, play, and even write. According to a recent study, up to 83 percent of children with autism spectrum disorder were identified as below average in motor skills development.  Today we will analyze two of the main motor/muscular…

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Best Foods For Autistic Children

When it comes to Autism, nutrition determines everything. Autistic signs and behaviors can drastically increase, or worsen if your child’s diet is not adequate. On the other hand, if an ASD child is fed with the right nutrients, autistic behaviors can be radically diminished and even improved. Previously, we have shared the Worst Foods for…

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Mommy Burnout: Which Stage Are You At?

Parenting is a serious task and a full-time job. It respects no weekends, vacations, or nightshifts. It requires constant learning, and many times it can make mothers feel like they are at the edge of themselves. Just by the end of the 1st year of your life with your child, the average mom loses close…

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