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Parent's Corner

  • September
    6

    Resource Recommendation: The Parents Guide to Autism

    Do you know someone with autism? As a parent of a child on the autism spectrum, you may be unsure of what to do next. In The Parents Guide to Autism, author Anne Carol Sharples addresses important questions and concerns parents have and uses real life examples to demonstrate them. She teaches you ways to Read More…

  • June
    25

    Quick Tips: Getting My Child to Sit at the Table

    How do I get my son to stay at the table for an extended period of time? I find if he were to stay at the table longer he can enjoy family meals and get more out of school/therapy activities. Any strategies? This is a question we frequently get from parents. First off, eating and Read More…

  • November
    28

    Challenging Behaviour Series: Escape Behaviour

    As published on masalamommas In the autism field, when we refer to “behaviours,” we refer to actions and skills. It is important to understand that behaviours are a form of communication. They have a function, and each behaviour, no matter how mild or extreme, are always trying to tell us something. The purpose of our Read More…

  • July
    31

    Challenging Behaviour Series: Social Attention

    Article As Appeared On http://masalamommas.com/ In the autism field, when we refer to “behaviours” we refer to actions and skills. It is important to understand that behaviours are a form of communication. They have a function, and each behaviour, no matter how mild or extreme, are always trying to tell us something. The purpose of our Read More…

  • September
    27

    Introduction to Prompting

    Like all of us, individuals with autism need instruction to learn a new skill. A prompt is a simple instruction or cue that is used to increase the likelihood of a correct response. Prompting can come in many different forms from verbal to physical prompts. Individuals with autism vary in their ability to pick up Read More…

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