Leading with Anger

By Lisa Ackerman Watching a perfectly healthy child regress into the world of autism and failing health can do things to really mess with your mind. It’s a front row seat I would never wish on anyone. Imagine you have a child, everything seems great, and suddenly things change. This child gets sick, really sick.  […]

Dealing with Aggression in ASD

Aggression is not uncommon in autism spectrum disorders where it’s usually a reflection of pain or lack of communication. First things first. Make sure it’s truly autism and not an emotional disorder such as ODD, Conduct Disorder, Borderline Personality Disorder, Bipolar Disorder or undiagnosed anger and conduct issues. These issues are rare, but should be […]