Tag Archives: autism spectrum disorders

Caring for the Caregiver

By Dr. Elizabeth Reeve (with Elizabeth Verdick) Your 13-year-old daughter just spent 45 minutes in the bathroom doing her hair while texting her friends in anticipation of her first big middle school dance. She’s focused on how she looks and … Continue reading

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Holiday Chaos! Preparing Children with Autism for the Disruptions of the Holidays

By Elizabeth Verdick and Elizabeth Reeve, M.D., authors of The Survival Guide for Kids with Autism Spectrum Disorders (And Their Parents) Here come the holidays! If you’ve got a child who’s on the autism spectrum, life is about to get … Continue reading

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Helping a Child on the Autism Spectrum Transition to a New School

By Elizabeth Verdick and Elizabeth Reeve, M.D., authors of The Survival Guide for Kids with Autism Spectrum Disorders (And Their Parents) Summer is over—as a parent, you can breathe a sigh of relief. No more hearing “I’m bored!” every day. … Continue reading

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Social Stories: An Individualized Learning Tool

By Cheri J. Meiners, author of the Free Spirit Learning to Get Along® series A friend once asked me for advice regarding her two-year-old child. She was concerned about her daughter’s biting and throwing tantrums. I offered to help her … Continue reading

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