Monthly Archives: March 2010

What type of Educational Setting Should I consider for My Child?

I experienced unusual feelings today while participating in an Individualized Educational Planning Team (IEPT) meeting. The parent was becoming frustrated. She wanted services for her child that were going to be soon cut off by public funding.  There was no … Continue reading

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How do I Help Motivate my Child to Complete Tasks Without Meltdowns?

Disovering and setting motivational options is one idea to consider. What motivates you? What motivates most people who hold a full time job? Ahhhh… The end of the day when they can play? the paycheck at the end of a … Continue reading

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Conserve Your Energy and Decrease Your Child’s Anxiety and Meltdowns

Does your child have a meltdown or seem riddled with anxiety when it is time to move on to the next activity? or when you change the sequence of events when running errands in the community? or when you decide … Continue reading

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Prevent an Embarrassing Public Meltdown and Help Your Child With Autism Feel Safe

  We care about our children. At times we may feel helpless to understand the path of serious self injurious behavior (SIB) or screaming and yelling that draws unnecessary attention to our child and ourselves in public and often we … Continue reading

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