Here are top autism tips for foster carers. Moving into foster care can be difficult for any child, more so if they are autistic. Understanding is key to providing effective care and support Autism Tips for Foster Carers #1: Understand Behaviour in the Context of Autism Autistic children have a different neurology to non autistic children,[…]
Autism Training Is Important This is a long article, but I hope helps service managers and commissioners recognise the importance of autism training for their teams. I also hope it shows the passion I have for improving the lives of autistic people, which is the reason I started my business I have outlined my views[…]
Is Your Child Struggling This Week? If you have breathed a sigh of relief over the weekend, only to be confronted with issues this week, read on. You may have been expecting difficulties last week, but found the first week back went more smoothly than you imagined. This weeks change may have come as a[…]
With children going back to school soon, here are our top tips for helping your autistic child prepare: Start the countdown If your child struggles to understand the concept of time or needs to be well prepared for changes, now is the time to start the countdown. Countdowns can be very helpful for many[…]
Have you tried and failed to use reward programmes to motivate your autistic child? For many autistic children, using a ‘star chart’ type of reward programme causes problems. Differences associated with autism can make it difficult for them to ‘imagine’ the reward they are working towards or to work out how collections of stars or[…]
For some parents, the journey to, and through, autism diagnosis is lengthy. For others it happens relatively quickly. Some parents receive fabulous packages of support, other parents are left wondering ‘what next?’. So for those unlucky parents who have not been supported, here are my ten top tips for parents following an autism diagnosis: Accept[…]
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