Peers and the Public
Promoting Social Interactions
In this excerpt from "Managing Family Meltdown," authors Linda Woodcock and Andrea Page shares some suggestions on finding social opportunities for your child with autism.
Preventing Public Meltdowns
In this excerpt from "Freedom From Meltdowns," author Travis Thompson, Ph.D., shares some strategies for dealing with children's tantrums in public places.
How to Stop Your Child From Biting
Biting is a behavior most young children try out, but children with developmental disabilities may be more likely to do it for sensory reasons and less likely to understand that it hurts the other person. Try this technique to nip biting in the bud.
Before You Go to the Mall With Your Child
Mall trips seem set up to let the public see your child at his or her worst. These five tips can help you to get in and out of that overwhelming space while your child still has it together.
Worshiping with a Special Needs Child
Making it through a church service with a child with special needs can be a spiritually trying experience, but setting appropriate expecations and incentives can give you a prayer of success.