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Tips On Managing Challenging Behaviours

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Challenging behaviours of children with autism can be stressful and frustrating for parents and caregivers. However, we need to take note that our children are not doing it on purpose. Some of the reasons why these behaviours happen include difficulty communicating their needs and wants, having trouble understanding what is happening around them, sensory overload or simply feeling anxious. …

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Preparing Your Child With Autism For A Field Trip

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Field trips are a part of most school programs and these are done at least once a year. Several common places that are frequently visited during school field trips include science centres, zoos, and aquarium. For most typical children, field trips can be a highlight of their school term, as it serves as a reward and fun break from their usual school routine. Nevertheless, for children on the autism spectrum, field trips can be a nerve-wrecking experience and it may trigger higher anxiety levels in them. …

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Preparing Your Child For School

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Once you have chosen a school for your child with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), the next step will be getting your child ready to start. It is natural to have extra concerns about preparing your child for the transition to school. For instance, you might be worried about how he’ll go about learning a new set of routines and activities. However, with the right planning, you can help your child start school successfully (Raising Children Network, 2013).

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