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Autism Spectrum Disorders Archive

Sensory Play: It’s Summer!

Sensory play is about playing games that stimulate the senses. Children use their senses to understand the world they live in. Sight, smell, hearing, touch, and taste offer different ways for children to experience

“I Must Have Cried 1000 Tears”

“I must have cried 1000 tears,” wrote Amanda Coley of her two year-old son Jack’s loving interaction with Snow White at Walt Disney World, this past November. Jack, you see, has autism and doesn’t speak

Eye Focus, Getting Emotional, and Autism

Eye focus and especially eye contact is, for most people, a way of connecting with people. It shows we like the person we’re speaking with. Breaking eye contact, on the other hand, may show we’re

Pet Therapy And Your Child

Pet Therapy is type of treatment using trained animals to help people cope with a variety of issues, including illness and mental health issues. Pet therapy sessions are guided by the animal’s handler, who

Lynette’s Law: Teaching Kids to Be Effective and Kind

I have a general rule of thumb that I call Lynette’s Law. It is basically a rule of engagement. I call it “Four Compliments To (every) One Correction!” It teaches you how to be

Melatonin for Kids: Is it Safe

Melatonin is a hormone that helps us know when to sleep and when to be awake. At night, our brains make and release more melatonin and this makes us sleepy. When the sun comes