Hints and Tips for Parenting a Child with Autism
Halloween Autism - Share Your Ideas for Planning a Terrific Halloween…
Halloween and autism CAN go together - with careful planning. Share your best tips and resources for creating the best-ever Halloween with a child on the autism spectrum.
Tips for Understanding and Managing Your Autistic Child's Behavior
Children with autism are LESS likely to misbehave intentionally than typical children. Their apparent bad behaviors -- such as bolting from the room, whacking a peer, refusing to take part in circle time, climbing the fridge -- are often caused by external problems that can be solved by calm, creative parents. These hints and tips, provided in...
Stimming - Stimming and Autism: What Helps?
Stimming, short for "self-stimulatory behavior," is often a part of autism. How can people with autism moderate or change their stims to make it easier to take part in ordinary activities?
Travel Autism - Air Travel and Autism
Air travel and autism are a tough combination. Share your tips for making it work.
Great Resource for Air Travel with Autism
Planning air travel with an autistic child? Try out this terrific resource!
Melatonin for Sleep Issues Related to Autism
Sleeplessness is not uncommon among people on the autism spectrum. Melatonin is one good tool for helping folks with autism to get to sleep and sleep through the night.
Emotions and Autism -- Helping Children with Autism to Handle Their Emotions
Children with autism have strong emotions, and it can be tough for them to know how to let out their feelings appropriately. Psychologists Dr. Robert Naseef and Dr. Cindy Ariel explain why emotions run so high for children with autism, and offer tips for helping your child manage strong feelings.
Toilet Train Your Child with Autism
An expert shares a step-by-step method to toilet train children with autism.
Overcoming Feeding Problems in a Child with Autism
What does it take to get a child with autism to eat more than one or two favored items? Here's a step-by-step guide for parents of autistic children.
How Can I Prepare My Child with Autism for Transitions?
If your child with autism melts down when he transitions from one activity to another, he's not alone! Here are words of advice on handling transitions from fellow readers of Autism.About.Com.
Tips for Taking Autistic Children into Public Places
Parents of an autistic child face a double challenge when they go into public places. On the one hand, their child with autism may find malls, stores and even parks overwhelming. On the other hand, autistic behaviors may upset other people in the public setting. Here are some tips for managing autism in the "real world."
Picky Eater - Is Your Child with Autism a Picky Eater?
Is your child with autism a picky eater? What does he eat or choose not to eat? How have you coped?
How to Help a Child with Autism Take Part and Make Friends
How do you teach a child with autism to make friends in a typical setting? The answer is neither simple nor fool-proof. Here are specific hints and tips to get started.
Autism Parenting in the Community
Autism parenting is never easy. Whether you're at home, at school, or in the community there are always challenges. Sometimes, though, we...
Autism Parenting - Autism Parenting in the Community
Have you successfully included your child in a typical community activity? How did you do it? Share your hints and tips!
Tips for a Great Trip to the Dentist with Your Autistic Child
A trip to the dentist with an autistic child can be traumatic. Here are tips and resources to make the experience easier and more productive!
autism dentist - Autism and the Dentist
Taking a child with autism to the dentist is often a challenge. Share your hints and tips for successful, positive dental visits.
Autism Tips - Share Your Best Autism Tips
Share your best tips for coping with the world when you're raising a child with autism (or living as an adult on the autism spectrum).
How to Start a Vacation Bible School Program for Kids with Autism
Many families feel their child with autism should have a chance to attend Vacation Bible School. But how do you make VBS work for a child with developmental delays and behavioral issues?