Category Archives: Autism

I cannot engage my autistic son in anything visual.

My eight-year-old son has autism and moderate intellectual disability. When I take him for speech therapy he refuses to look at the pictures and after two or to three sessions the therapists no longer want to see him. If I want him to engage … Continue reading

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My son has anxiety attacks when he needs to use the toilet.

Our son is mildly autistic. Toilet training as you know is all the more challenging with a child who is autistic.  He is now 5 years old. Two years ago he had a very severe yeast infection. Since then he has … Continue reading

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My autistic son has difficulties at the mall, how do i handle the looks people give us when he has an outburst?

I have an autistic son who is 8 years old. He has difficulties when we are in the mall. I do try to avoid this but sometimes I have to take all the children (I have three boys) with me … Continue reading

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