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National Autism Resources Blog

5 Tips to Help Teens Build Relationships

5 Tips to Help Teens Build Relationships

Posted by Sheri Van Dijk, MSW, RSW on Mar 4th 2020

Relationships can be difficult for kids and teens at the best of times; but when it comes to kids who have other difficulties, such as being on the spectrum, and/or experiencing anxiety and other pain … read more
5 Tips for Teaching & Reviewing Survival Signs & Symbols

5 Tips for Teaching & Reviewing Survival Signs & Symbols

Posted by Christina Reville on Feb 26th 2020

Look around you. Everywhere you look you see a sign or a symbol indicating something. Special signs, symbols, and directions are encountered in every area of our lives. They provide us with informatio … read more
​Build and Generalize Skills

​Build and Generalize Skills

Posted by Rosemarie Griffin, MA, CCC/SLP BCBA on Feb 14th 2020

Have you worked with a student before on labeling, only to find that they had trouble generalizing that skill to novel examples or into the natural environment? This is something that all providers st … 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 7th 2020

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
Don’t Lose Yourself

Don’t Lose Yourself

Posted by Bonnie Arnwine on Jan 31st 2020

Years ago the hubbo came up to me and told me he wanted to go out on a date night. At the time I was exhausted and overwhelmed with trying to manage everything that comes with raising a child on the s … read more