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Black Doctor with stethoscope listening to the heartbeat of a black girl who is smiling. Her mom is sitting next to hear holding a teddy bear.

15 Tips to Ease Your Child’s Fear of the Doctor

Helping Your Child Deal with Real Fears Children’s directions during routine checkups, or visits for illness or pain, at the doctor can vary widely based on age and temperament. Some children are able to remain calm, whereas others can become so distressed that the whole visit becomes upsetting and traumatic. Soothing a child’s nerves isn’t …

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Tips for Helping Your Autistic Homeschooler Focus

Tips for Helping Your Autistic Homeschooler Focus Homeschooling your child is a wonderful decision, especially for kids with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). It opens up many opportunities, but this at-home approach to learning does have its ups and downs. Parents have to learn how to handle distracted children, and all involved can feel overwhelmed in the process. However, these tips will help both your …

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Our Autism Homeschool Curriculum Choices for 2020-2021

Are you a curriculum junkie? The hardest thing for this homeschooling mom is figuring out what curriculum to use without having “shiny thing” syndrome. Just when I select a curriculum, someone mentions something else, and I am off to explore what that curriculum looks like and why it would be a better choice than what …

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