What to Do: After a New Autism Diagnosis

What to Do: After a New Autism Diagnosis
Whether you are reading this article because your child has just received an autism diagnosis or you are concerned that your child may have autism, this information may be useful.

You’re in shock. It’s not supposed to be this way; this isn’t the child you dreamed of or the […]

By |February 27th, 2015|Autism|0 Comments

Floortime Works! New Research Proves It…

I remember the days when I wasn’t sure about this therapy called, “Floortime.” I came from a strong behavioral approach (ABA-incidental teaching) to therapy with children on the autism spectrum, which of course “pooh-poohed” anything that was not behaviorally driven. I recall talking over my concerns with my new supervisor, who heard and accepted them […]

By |April 13th, 2012|"Thoughts, Tips and Tidbits" Blog, Autism|0 Comments

Stress in Infants and Toddlers

Therapy can help.
Like older children or adults, infants and toddlers sometimes have problems with their behavior or emotions when they experience stress. Stress can include such things as seeing family members fight, being separated from important people, not having enough to eat or not having a place to live. Babies who were born early or have had medical problems sometimes experience stress during the hospital stay or doctor’s visits. […]

By |February 3rd, 2012|"Thoughts, Tips and Tidbits" Blog, Early Childhood|0 Comments