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5 Tips to Help Children with Autism and ADHD Develop Emotional Control

You will find that many children on the autism spectrum and with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder will have difficulties controlling their emotions. It’s believed by both scientists and parents alike that most of these children lack executive function skills. Executive function skills include being able to organize, manage time, sustain attention, be persistent in following goals, among …

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Basic emotions

Basic Emotions: What They Are and How They Affect Our Behaviour

Human beings are prone to, and someone would say suffer from, feelings – we call these ‘emotions’. They affect our behaviour in different ways: some positive some negative. Some people appear, to others, to be driven by these factors. We call them emotional. Emotion could be defined as a strong feeling caused by: • Circumstances; …

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Parenting a Child with ADHD

How to Parent a Child with ADHD: The Ins and Outs of ADHD in Children

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is one of those conditions you hear about repeatedly when it comes to explaining the actions of someone who is having a bit of difficulty managing themselves. I’ll give you a rundown on what the general guidelines and suggestions are, as well as just what ADHD is in full definition so …

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Guide to Teaching Children With Autism

9 Tips You Should Know When Teaching Children with Autism

As the tools we possess to identify autism and other such neurodivergent conditions improve, so do our knowledge on how to best care for, assist, and improve our methods when it comes to teaching children with autism. Having this knowledge is important not just for parents, teachers, and caregivers, for everyone. Neurodivergent folk are a …

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Raising an Emotionally Intelligent Child

Raising an Emotionally Intelligent Child: 4 Tips for Strengthening Your Child’s Emotional Intelligence

Raising an emotionally intelligent child can be a puzzle for some. You want to be able to strengthen your child’s ability to relate and socialize with other people, especially if they happen to have difficulty with emotions in general, like those with autism. Given it’s a relatively new concept, though, how you were raised can …

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Positive Parenting

How Positive Parenting Can Foster a Child’s Personal Development

Everyone wants the best for their child, but not everyone knows how to go about it. Most want to go by their instincts, but what’s truly the best way to go about instilling personal development into a growing and learning young kid? Well, there’s a type of parenting that’s been making waves recently and has …

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Improving Conversational Skills in a Child with Autism

Simple Tips on Improving Conversational Skills in a Child with Autism

One of the biggest difficulties people with Autism Spectrum Disorder tend to have is with communication and social cues. Social interaction can be confusing and downright frustrating on both ends. It can lead to miscommunication, awkward moments, bad first impressions, and unfortunately, many kids with autism are ostracized for being “weird”. This can all stem …

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