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The autism narrative: Gayle MacDonald

The autism narrative: Gayle MacDonald As with anyone with a special interest in autism, and particularly as a family with autistic twins, I have more than a passing interest in what's out there about our community. Having said that however, what I find often makes my blood boil. If its not some research that [...]

By |2017-08-02T17:21:43+00:00August 1st, 2017|In the media, Parent stories, Questions answered|0 Comments

Behavior management and the summer months.

Behavior management and the summer months. When it comes to an autistic child one of the aspects that strikes the greatest fear in parents is the whole conundrum of behavior management. And what is behavior management? In its broadest sense managing behavior is a lot about getting your autistic child to engage in society [...]

By |2017-05-24T12:50:13+00:00May 24th, 2017|General, Parent stories, Questions answered|0 Comments

Autism and getting out and about with your child

Autism and getting out and about with your child.   With the summer arriving, and the children soon finishing school many parents are speaking to me about getting out and enjoying the summer with their children. This can be somewhat more complicated when one or a number of your family are autistic. In many [...]

By |2017-06-16T11:47:15+00:00May 19th, 2017|General, Parent stories, Questions answered|0 Comments

Sports activities and the autistic child

Sports activities and the autistic child. For anyone who is a frequent reader of my posts on the development of autistic children, they will know the importance I place on sports activities and the use of the great outdoors in the development of our children. And right from the get go, just as with [...]

By |2017-05-21T14:23:09+00:00May 17th, 2017|General, Parent stories, Questions answered|0 Comments

Flying with your autistic child

Can I take my autistic child on a flight? As we are coming to the summer I thought I would write some posts speaking to our experiences with the boys traveling, on vacation or generally out and about. With all the recent discussion over the United flight and overbooking, a particularly pertinent experience came to mind. [...]

By |2017-05-13T19:30:58+00:00May 11th, 2017|General, Parent stories, Questions answered|0 Comments

Autistic teenager uses Disney media to create language program

‘Animated Language Learning’ program reaches 300 families with autism Mary Ann Corrigan, Institute of Engineers Journal With the help of his 19-year-old son, who was diagnosed with severe autism as a child, engineer Enda Dodd's Galway-based startup provides an innovative autism speech- and language-learning program offering hope to families worldwide. Enda and Valerie Dodd’s innovative [...]

By |2017-04-26T14:49:02+00:00April 26th, 2017|General, In the media, Parent stories, Questions answered|0 Comments
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