Assuming that your child has no problems carrying on a conversation, I believe that he probably has a deficit in the social skills related to communicating with peers/making friends (no news to you!!). I would suggest that we seek the assistance of a speech pathologist that focuses on social skills groups. The groups are designed…

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Is it normal for a child to eat foreign objects? My autistic son is 9 and eats wood, rope, cardboard, and rocks. How can we stop him from doing this before he causes himself any harm? The behavior that you are discussing is Pica. Bottom line, it is the eating of non-edible objects. The majority…

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Special Needs Acronyms Explained When your child is first diagnosed, it can feel overwhelming in so many ways. One of the first obstacles is learning to understand the ‘lingo’ of the professionals who will be helping your child and there is a staggering amount of information to learn along the way. As well as treatment…

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Best Autism Apps For Autism Awareness Month April 2018

Is your child autistic? Trying to decide if an iPad could help your child? You are not alone! In the UK, it is not uncommon for iPads to be utilized by children of all ages with autism. If you have just bought an iPad for your autistic child, then you may be curious as to…

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