Podcast 13: TV, Toys & Cognitive Development (Part 1 of 2: Part 2 will be How to Use Open-Ended Toys to Foster Creative and Fantasy Play)

In this episode, Amy shares how parents can turn sedentary screen time into an interactive and engaging experience.

In this episode, Amy shares how parents can turn sedentary screen time into an interactive and engaging experience.

Part 1 of a 2 part series.  Part 2, will be on the importance of also taking the time to put the screens away and use open-ended toys to foster creative and fantasy play.

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Podcast 12: Autism and Rigid Routines

Amy shares some reasons why children with autism spectrum disorder can become very rigid and non-flexible with routines and then offers some strategies for helping them cope when those routines become disrupted.

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A Letter of Thanks to My Son’s Hairstylist

There is an unsung hero among the autistic community. Her name is Karis and she works at Cool Cuts for Kids. Continue reading “A Letter of Thanks to My Son’s Hairstylist”

Podcast 11: Building Your Village

Amy shares how you can build a support system for you and your child and includes a three week program to help you get started.

How to build a support system for you, your child and your family.

Check out the blog below for more information!
It Takes a Village: Get Your Hands Dirty and Build it From The Ground Up

Check out the podcast below for ways to improve your self-care!
Self Care with Bethanne Weiss aka the Asset Queen

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Podcast 10: 3 Tips for Increasing Compliance in Children with ADHD and ASD

Amy shares tips and strategies for decreasing noncompliance and increasing compliance in children with ADHD and ASD.

 

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For more information on this topic check-out the blog by the same name.

3 Tips for Increasing Compliance in Children on the Autism Spectrum

This article focusing in more detail on how to use choices to increase compliance.

How Choices Can Increase Compliance

 

To My New Insurance Company From a Mother of a Son with Autism

Until you really NEED your insurance, it’s just kind of there.  For the last several years of my adult life my insurance was just kind of simmering on the back burner.  I neither loathed it or appreciated it very much.  Now, as a mother of a child with autism, I do both.

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How to Have a Successful Birthday Party for Kids on the Autism Spectrum

Amy share some practical tips in how to have a successful and stress-free birthday party for a child with autism.

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