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I definitely didn’t see this coming but here we are

Just when I thought things were with school were going well, the bottom drops out and I’m scrambling to to figure this out.

So we hit a little snag but finding a path forward

Even when it appears life is going well, there will always be bumps in the road, and we just hit one.

The truth is I’m really struggling right now

It’s been a minute since I’ve written anything. While this is the part where I usually apologize for that, I’m not going to do that anymore. The reason is because it ends up feeding this insane level of guilt that I feel for not writing and I need to stop that. The truth is that …

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Tips for helping your autistic kiddo transition into summer

My friend Mitch Leppicello, LICSW, has 30 years of experience with autistic kids and their families. He’s here to share some tips for managing the transition to summer.

Math Anxiety – How to Help Kids Avoid It and Love Math

Mathematics anxiety can disrupt the learning and performance of the subject through the disruption of working memory and avoidance by students. Math anxiety is a negative reaction, physiological reactivity, and apprehension when dealing with mathematics. The reactivity can affect both children and adults when they encounter evaluative situations or when they have to solve math …

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Let’s talk about how tough Christmas can be for autism families

I’ve had a pretty great week. I’ve been job hunting, which is exciting, and it feels good. I’m looking to fill in some of the gaps while building my business. I need to gain some lost ground, and this will help. There are some pretty great opportunities that I might qualify for, and they’re remote. …

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How to Know if Your Child Needs Mental Rehab: Things to Look For

Children’s mental health disorders occur when there is a significant change in the way a child behaves, learns or handles their emotions. This often leads to distress of some type, creating difficulty in day-to-day tasks. Behavior disorders, anxiety and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorders (ADHD) are the most common, though others can occur, including depression and bipolar disorder. …

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Poor kid is having an anxiety attack

Emmett woke up this morning and doesn’t feel well. He’s not sick, at least not physically sick. Emmett is a child who deals with anxiety and it can be debilitating at times. When he gets anxious, it tends to manifest physically, usually as a stomach ache. He’s not physically ill but is experiencing physical symptoms. …

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