Tag Archives: social skills

Tips for an Inclusive Halloween

My latest blog for Born Dancing:   For most children who live with one disability or another, Halloween is, and can be, as much fun as for anyone else. There is no reason why your child couldn’t participate in the … Continue reading

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10 Things I Learned as the Parent of Autistic Boys

My latest blog at Born Dancing. *********** 1. Laughter is very important. Yes, you can find your child’s faux pas funny. The trick is not to let them see, or hear, you laugh. 2. Pokemon is forever, and ever, and … Continue reading

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Transitioning from Summer to School

My latest post at Born Dancing.   *********** As we move towards the end of summer it is important that we create as smooth a transition into the new school year as possible for our children. For many children it … Continue reading

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Book Review: Born to be Wild by Jess P. Shatkin, MD MPH

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Delayed adolescence has been in the news lately, and not in a good way. We have read and heard from an untold number of pundits, politicians, and social theorists how our young people are in danger of never growing up. … Continue reading

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