Category Archives: behavior

Screen time for your children: No easy answers

The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends strict limits on screen time for kids, and many parents are deeply worried for good reason. Continue reading

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Tips for Gift Giving

Holidays and birthdays are times to enjoy our children. No matter which tradition you celebrate, holiday shopping can extract much of the joy and excitement for many people. Parents of children with autism struggle with what gifts to buy and … Continue reading

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De-Stressing from Holiday Distress by Drs. Cindy Ariel and Robert Naseef

No matter what tradition you celebrate, holidays are often filled with stress.  There is a lot of pressure to make the holidays perfect and fun while enjoying yourself.  When you add to that the stresses around having a child with … Continue reading

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Will these behaviors ever stop? Getting the big picture of behavior and autism

My head felt like it was going to explode when my son was diagnosed with autism in the mid-1980s. The diagnosis explained why he was flapping and spinning, but the “A” word stuck in my throat. Some parents, mostly mothers, … Continue reading

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