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National Autism Resources Blog

OH NO, HE WON’T GO  Help for toilet training the child with autism who refuses to go.

OH NO, HE WON’T GO Help for toilet training the child with autism who refuses to go.

Posted by Dr. Fredric Daum, Professor of Pediatrics and Clinical Scholar School of Medicine, SUNY, Stony Brook, New York on Mar 2nd 2021

Unwillingness to toilet train is very common among children with autism. The primary cause of delayed training is often stool withholding. A child who stool withholds is physically able to d … read more
Thinking that You’re Stupid is Not a Smart Thing to Do

Thinking that You’re Stupid is Not a Smart Thing to Do

Posted by Thomas Armstrong Ph.D. Executive Director of the American Institute for Learning and Human Development on Feb 10th 2021

Being a little kid is not easy, especially these days. But being a kid with a disability is even harder. Bullies abound, and taunts of ‘’you’re stupid!’’ ‘’dumbo!’’ and ‘’retard’’ stain the self- … read more