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Tips For Calming Your Child With Autism – Calm Yourself First! (Part 3)

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boy-child-stressThis blog is part of a four-part support series for parents by Marci Lebowitz, OT and Autism Specialist.  Watch for Marci’s blogs to help you distinguish between tantrums and meltdowns, tips to manage tantrums and meltdowns and meltdown prevention tips.   Find out more about how Marci supports autism parents and professionals at www.marcilebowitz.com.

An Autism Parent’s Approach to Calming
Recently my brother and my son joined me at an outdoor event that I was working at. Wyatt, my 15 year old who has autism, was not interested in sitting with me so they went for a nice stroll, lunch and later returned to the relative peace and quiet of our van.

All the changes in a the environment, the sounds, the lights, the crowds were too much. In a short period of time, Wyatt had escalated and had a meltdown. He has autism, it happens.

Then my cell phone…

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Posted by on June 26, 2015 in Uncategorized

 

Support a Budget Deal that Allows for Investments in Education

Support a Budget Deal that Allows for Investments in Education.

 
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Posted by on June 14, 2015 in Uncategorized

 

Rachel Dolezal gave lectures on ‘nappiness’ and ‘the brown paper bag test’, once told student she didn’t look ‘Hispanic enough’

Rachel Dolezal gave lectures on ‘nappiness’ and ‘the brown paper bag test’, once told student she didn’t look ‘Hispanic enough’
 
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Posted by on June 13, 2015 in Uncategorized

 

Top 10 Strategies “What calming strategies have you found to be successful when your child is having a meltdown?”

Top 10 Strategies “What calming strategies have you found to be successful when your child is having a meltdown?”.

 
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Posted by on June 12, 2015 in Uncategorized

 

Rachel Dolezal Wasn’t The First – Here Are 6 More Whites Who Passed For Black

Rachel Dolezal Wasn’t The First – Here Are 6 More Whites Who Passed For Black
 
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Posted by on June 12, 2015 in Uncategorized

 

Boy works to create fund for autism service dogs – Brunswick News: Local News

Boy works to create fund for autism service dogs – Brunswick News: Local News.

 
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Posted by on June 12, 2015 in Uncategorized

 

Florida teacher believes she did nothing wrong by outing girl and asking boy if he’s gay

Florida teacher believes she did nothing wrong by outing girl and asking boy if he’s gay.

 
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Posted by on June 12, 2015 in Uncategorized