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How to Maintain Good Oral Health for Kids with Autism
February is National Children's Dental Health Month so we'd like to provide some resources to help you and your child with autism succeed at teeth brushing. Dental hygiene might not be your child's favorite thing to do but if it's overlooked, it can lead to dental and overall health issues. Keep reading to learn how to make this necessary activity more maintainable and enjoyable.
Black History Month: 10 Books Celebrating Black Culture
Read stories that pay tribute to African-American culture and highlight the achievements of some well-known stalwarts of history who overcame adversities to make an impact on society.
Black History Month: Celebrating 5 African-American People on the Autism Spectrum
Celebrating African-Americans for Black History Month who were diagnosed with autism. We'll look at five individuals and how they succeeded despite the hardships they faced with their diagnosis and race.
Is Your Child Repeating Words or Phrases? Understanding Echolalia in Children with Autism
Echolalia is defined as repeated words, phrases, or sentences. Many children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) may repeat what they hear familiar people say or repeat lines from their favorite shows. Children with echolalia often use it to communicate with you and other people. Keep reading to learn more about echolalia and strategies to address it.
A Day in the Life of a BCBA
What does a BCBA do? What exactly does a day in the life of a Board-Certified Behavior Analyst look like?
Picky Eating: 7 Ways to Introduce Your Child with Autism to New Foods
Picky eating is a common issue seen in children with autism spectrum disorder. This could be serious issue that could lead to physical health concerns or developmental issues as well as deficiencies in specific nutrients.
Kids with Autism: Top Tips for Stress-Free Holiday Travel
Traveling during the holidays can be stressful for the whole family, but children with autism can experience additional stressors that can make it even harder to navigate. We've compiled some tips to help you and your family have a more enjoyable time while traveling this holiday season.
Autism Sensory Overload During Holidays: How Can You Prevent It?
The holidays can be stressful for children with autism and their families for a variety of reasons, including sensory overload. Some examples of sensory overload can include new decor and twinkling lights, music, and more. We've compiled some tips and strategies to help you prevent and reduce sensory overload during the holiday season.
7 Tips to Help Children with ASD Improve Eye Contact
Lack of eye contact could is a common symptom of Autism or ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder). Here are some ways you can help your child improve and maintain eye contact during interaction with others.
5 Tips to Prepare Your Child with Autism to Enjoy the Holiday Season
The holiday season is typically expected to be full of happy and joyful times. However, it can bring many challenges for children with autism as well as for their parents. Keep reading to learn tips and strategies for an enjoyable holiday season.
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