10 Strategies to Handle Violent Autistic Behavior in Toddlers & Children

Responding to violent autistic behavior in toddlers and children requires significant parental considerations. Interspersions, not intensities; will worsen the behavior further for the child. For example, lets take Adam, who likes hit the child next to him in school because he likes to hear the other child’s reaction–“He hit me!” Or, let’s talk about Sophie; who, out of jealousy, throws … Read more

Autism and Bullying

It’s quite alarming the way school bullying is increasing! The uprise in the growth rates of the phenomenon led to numerous studies on it, all demonstrating that children with Autism stand as the most victimized lot in schools and classrooms. Their high vulnerability of being bullied exists because of social skill deficits as experienced in Autism. Available … Read more

Autism Medication Strategies

Autism Medication Strategies Physicians generally follow published guidelines for managing medication and treatment of children with Autism. Many medical societies publish guidelines. For example, in the U.S.A, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the American Academy of Neurology (AAN), and the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) have all created and published ASD-specific guidelines for … Read more

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

An Overview of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy with Autism This article will tell you everything a parent or an educator needs to know about Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (or CBT).  The first years of life demonstrate cognitive manifestation of an individual through modes of developments in communication skills, play skills, imitation and participation in daily routines. Cognitive Development largely influences an individual’s motor, … Read more

What is Echolalia Autism

What is Echolalia? Echolalia is a form of unconventional verbal behaviors such as repeating a conversation, television program or part of a movie/play word for word. Even the inflections or tones and patterns of the conversation will be replicated by the subject. Echolalia is part of normal language development and is somewhat spontaneous in children. It is much … Read more