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

10 Activities for Children with Autism that are Awesome Fun

What should Activities for Children with Autism Look Like? In this post, we will talk about 10 such activities for children with Autism that are full of fun! On a second thought, it would be wrong to call them just fun. Any activity should teach something but what more important is that the learning out … Read more

Physical Therapy for Autism

There’s a difference between quackery and effective measures that are not quite a part of the rulebook. The latter can be said complementary therapies; some of these have shown – when conducted along with mainstream autism treatments – some highly-positive to excellent results. For example, thanks to Steve Dalton for enrolling his son Jaron into a … Read more

Autism Speech Therapy Strategies

Is Speech Therapy only for Autism? It’s a question that often bothers speech therapists and parents alike. It’s not just that Speech Therapy applies only to children with Autism Spectrum Disorder; it is equally effective for typically developing children if you want them to improve on their respective communication skills. Trying a few specific speech therapy exercises can come … Read more

Autism Symptoms Checklist

So what are the early signs of Autism and why should you care? You may be wondering child is facing difficulties in certain areas. You may have also noticed that your child is not meeting the emotional, social and behavioral growth milestones (check out our Development assessment tools for children) that are normally expected of other children of similar age. Before … Read more

Gluten Free Diet for Autism

A casein free/gluten free diet for autism may be one of the first things your doctor or behavioral therapist recommends during the diagnosis process. Also referred as GFCF Diet Autism Plan, it helps to eliminate gluten and casein from a child’s diet in order to improve with behavioral problems in Autistic children. Does “GFCF Diet Autism Plan” Work? Yes, in most cases! Parents, … 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