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It takes a lot of hard work to help a child with ASD get the most out of their classroom experience. It first starts with structure and the understanding that every child with an autism is unique. That means each child has different symptoms as well as styles of learning.

In public schools, they are legally bound to use an IEP (Individual Education Plan) to guide the education of a child with autism. During these meeting, educators make decisions about what services your child will receive during the school year. Try to encourage outside professionals such as therapist and former teachers to participate.


Experts suggest that every child with ASD, needs individual attention. So let's make sure we give them that 100% they deserve.

One Size Doesn't Fit All

  • Provide clear structure and set daily routine.
  •  Repeat instructions and check understanding.
  • Give fewer choices. Keep language simple and concrete.
  •  Recognize changes in manner or behavior may reflect anxiety.
  • Teach specific social rules/ skills, such as turn-taking.
  • Use various means of presentation – visual, physical, peer interaction​.
  • Know your child’s strengths and weaknesses.
  • Repetition is key. Practice makes perfect.
  • Get involved with your school. That way teachers get to know you.
  • Share your knowledge. Ask the teachers to share with those involved with you child.
  • Give teachers and coaches easy instructions.




Autism is a complex neurobehavioral disorder which includes impairments in social, developmental and communicative skills. It is one of the fastest-growing developmental disorders in the United States. 

​Despite the increase in diagnosed cases, research shows that many parents have little knowledge about Autism and aren't aware of were to seek the proper assistance. While there is currently no cure for Autism, early detection and intervention can result in critical improvements over a lifetime.
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Autism Awareness

  • Therapies such as speech, behavioral, physical, visual and musical.
  • ​Dietary supervision such as Gluten Free/Casein Free Diet can relieve many of the symptoms associated with ASD.
  • ​Medical treatments for underlying issue such as allergies or asthma can greatly improve some of the behaviors and symptoms associated with ASD.

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