The Emotional Impact: Supporting Siblings Through Meltdowns


Today, let’s chat about the unsung heroes in our families: the siblings of kids with autism. They’re often the sidekicks in our daily dramas of meltdowns, but they deserve a bit of the spotlight too!

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From Tantrums to Tranquility: Behavioral Strategies that Work


Let’s dive into the world of behavioral strategies – it’s like discovering cheat codes for the challenging game of parenting kids with autism.

1. Consistency is King

Consistency in routines and responses is like the North Star for kids Read more

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Navigating Public Perceptions: Handling Meltdowns in Social Settings


Today, let’s tackle a scenario we’ve all faced: managing meltdowns in public. It’s like being a pilot in turbulence while the passengers give you flying tips. Fun, right? Let’s dive in!

1. The Art of the Pre-Emptive Strike

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Understanding the Triggers: Preventing Tantrums in Kids with Autism


Today, we’re donning our detective hats to unravel the mystery of tantrum triggers in kids with autism. It’s like being Sherlock Holmes, but instead of solving crimes, we’re decoding meltdowns!

1. The Sensory Overload Saga

Our kids can have Read more

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Meltdown Management: A Dad’s Guide to Staying Calm in the Storm


Let’s chat about something we’ve all faced: kiddo meltdowns. They’re like surprise parties (but nobody’s having fun). Here’s a guide to staying as cool as a cucumber when your little one’s emotions are hotter than a summer in the Read more

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Tips on how to deal with Tantrums

Tantrums. We’ve all been there. Our kid is screaming, crying, and rolling around on the ground, and we’re just standing there like a deer in headlights. What do we do?

First of all, it’s important to stay calm. I Read more

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The Difference Between a Meltdown and a Tantrum in Autism

Meltdowns vs. Tantrums: What’s the Difference?

Have you ever wondered what the difference is between a meltdown and a tantrum? They can both look pretty similar, but there’s actually a big difference between the two.

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Meltdowns: A Dad’s Guide to Survival

As a father of a child with autism, I know that tantrums can be a big challenge. It is important to remember that tantrums are not the child's fault, and they are often a way for them to communicate that they are feeling overwhelmed or frustrated. Here are some tips on how to deal with tantrums from an autistic child's father's perspective Read more
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