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  • When Will My Autistic Child Talk is the Wrong Question

    I have a lot of readers who find my blog when their autistic child was diagnosed recently, or even while they’re waiting for their child’s official diagnosis. And oftentimes, their child is non-speaking or really struggles to communicate verbally. The first question I’m asked is often, “when will my autistic child talk?” And I get […]

  • The Missing Piece in Autism Behavior Plans

    When you hear about autistic children, hearing about their behavior is never too far behind. Whether it’s someone recommending a behavioral therapy like ABA… or asking about how to discipline an autistic child… or the school creating a written autism behavior plan… It feels like everyone has some sort of plan for managing an autistic […]

  • 3 Totally Valid Strategies to Help Your Autistic Child Communicate

    When your autistic child struggles to communicate, it feels like everything becomes about one specific thing… How can you make your autistic child talk? Sometimes it feels like the only way to help your autistic child communicate is to spend tons of time in therapies teaching them to talk, and then teaching them to talk […]