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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 May 25th 2020

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
NON-SPEAKING ≠ NON-THINKING

NON-SPEAKING ≠ NON-THINKING

Posted by Dr. Rachel C. Morgan & Adam Morgan on May 18th 2020

I will never forget the day that I first heard the words “I love you, mommy” from my non-speaking autistic son. My son, Adam, was 4 years old and had very few words that he used meaningfully. It was t … read more
Learning to Identify, Label, and Communicate Needs

Learning to Identify, Label, and Communicate Needs

Posted by Kim Clairy OTR/L on Apr 28th 2020

Diagnosed with Autism as an adult and suffering from a severe eating disorder (ED) for over a decade I broke through many barriers. Over the years I developed strategies to help me function. The … read more
Social Distancing Social Story

Social Distancing Social Story

Posted by Alison Rotolo, SLP on Apr 14th 2020

My name is Alison Rotolo and I am a Pre-K Speech Language Pathologist in Ithaca, NY. I would LOVE to share a resource I created for the National Autism Resources readers. With my dog Rosie's help, … read more