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Support communication and reduce anxiety; implementing small strategies to help children on the Autism Spectrum

Support communication and reduce anxiety; implementing small strategies to help children on the Autism Spectrum

Support communication and reduce anxiety; implementing small strategies to help children on the Autism Spectrum I think about small strategies a lot of the time – probably more than I should – because I see so many families struggle to find ways to implement advice from professional services into the fabric of their lives. It’s […]

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Why I Decided To Study for a Masters Degree in CBT

Why I Decided To Study for a Masters Degree in CBT In September, I started a Masters Degree in CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy) for children and young people, specialising in Autism Spectrum Condition (ASC) at The Anna Freud Centre/UCL. I have done this for two main reasons: My negative experience of local CAMHS (Child and […]

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What Happens When Symptoms of Autism Do Not Receive an ADOS Diagnosis?

How To Develop Interactions With Children Who Have Social Communication Difficulties

How To Develop Interactions With Children Who Have Social Communication Difficulties This post follows on from a previous one – Working With Non-verbal Children On The Autism Spectrum – posted on 1st August 2016. Here I describe how to move on with children who have social communication difficulties, once you have managed to develop the initial […]

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How Giving Extra Time Can Help Children Process Language

How Giving Extra Time Can Help Children Process Language

How Giving Extra Time Can Help Children Process Language Recently, I did some training to support speech, language and communication difficulties. When we discussed what people would take away from the session, several of them mentioned strategies, which are always recommended, but are so basic that it’s easy to overlook them. Sometimes we look for […]

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