Autism

Autism and Impulsivity: “Why did he do that?”

When I talk with parents of children on the Autism spectrum, one of the many concerns they voice are their child’s difficulty with impulsivity. This becomes a problem for the whole family. If out at a restaurant, having to “keep an eye on them” to make sure they don’t hit a stranger, pour the salt…

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Autism and AD(H)D: Why Social Integration Can Be So Difficult

“Hey, Mom! Could you look over this email before I send it? I want to make sure I am saying this right.” This concern for proper phrasing and understanding of a specific social interaction is something I hear quite often from my youngest son. As many of you already are aware, my ‘baby’ (I know…

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Autism: The Missing Pieces…

Sitting here in my office, I reflect on the week …” Wow, sometimes I forget how powerful the Davis tools and programs are!” I had the privilege this week of working one-to-one with two amazing children. Both have been identified as having autism. Although we have only worked together for less than ten hours, there…

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