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Help to stop your child having meltdowns!

Help your child stop having meltdowns! How? I hear you ask. By following my tried and tested techniques from a woman who has a diagnosis of Asperger’s Syndrome

Help your child stop having meltdowns! Yes. You heard me. You can help your child stop having meltdowns! How? I hear you ask. By following my tried and tested techniques from a woman who has a diagnosis of Asperger’s Syndrome and who is also a Special Needs teacher working with pupils with ASD. Preventing your child having meltdowns isn’t going happen overnight. But if you follow these techniques, you will…
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What is a Meltdown?

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Meltdown Meltdowns can be a daily problem for those on the autistic spectrum. But what is a meltdown? You’ve probably seen a child experiencing a meltdown in public and not realised it. It usually involves screaming, shouting, running away from parents. Unfortunately no amount of reassurance or offers of toys from the parent seem to work. Many people may confuse this with a tantrum and can often judge a parent without realising…
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3 Reasons Language is Difficult for Aspies

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3 Reasons Language is Difficult for Aspies Speaking to an Aspie or someone with autism can be more difficult you think! But there are reasons why language is difficult for Aspies as well as others with autism. As our brains are wired a little differently, we can often struggle to understand or process language in the same way or at the same speed.  Here’s some information and advice that can…
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How To Support Children With Autism With Exams

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How To Support Children With Autism With Exams Hi folks! Wow. I’ve been completely blown away by the feedback to my post http://aspiemiss.co.uk/why-aspies-need-space-after-work-and-school/ and received lots of requests for insight into other areas those with autism have difficulties with. One area that I received many requests about was how to help those with autism during exams. As a teacher, I see many pupils struggle in a variety of ways, and, whilst…
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7 Reasons Why Shopping is Difficult For Aspies

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7 Reasons Why Shopping is Difficult for Aspies I hate shopping. There I said it.  I hate it. Even today where I’m guaranteed to find something in my shape and size, the thought of going to a shopping centre and browsing the shops fills me with dread and here’s why. The reason for this is II have Aspergers Sydrome. This makes even the simplest activities difficult for many reasons. People…
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Aspie…me

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Aspie…me So… a little bit about me… I am a woman in my thirties. I live in a lovely little house by the sea with my boyfriend and our gorgeous labradoodle. I am a trained teacher in English and Drama and currently have my dream job as a Special Needs Co-ordinator in a local comprehensive school. I also have Aspergers Syndrome, a high-functioning form of Autism. Many people are surprised by…
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