Author Archives: EJ Banon

How To Toilet Train an Autistic Child

Toilet or Potty Training a Child With Autism When Isy was three we had a challenge trying to teach her to go to the toilet for number 2’s. We looked high and low for methods to teach her to go … Continue reading

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Learning from Autism

I was just recently having a conversation with a friend about our kids. We were talking about how we as parents influence our children’s behaviours, (with or without ASD). Whether we like it or not we play an enormous role … Continue reading

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School Attendance Exemptions for Special Needs Students

Over the past few months we have been battling with the “schooling system” in order to be able to school Isy part time and be able to home tutor her on the days she does not attend school.

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Alternative Biomedical Treatments for Autism: How Good Is the Evidence?

I came across this article and thought it was definitely worth posting! Research on only one treatment is rigorous enough to earn an A grade By Nancy Shute October 7, 2010 Parents who research treatments for autism are confronted with … Continue reading

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Temple Grandin Movie an Inspiration to the Autism Community

We have just seen the movie Temple Grandin after having heard about it in the Adelaide Autism Yahoo Group, and I must admit we thoroughly enjoyed it, I would give it a 10 out of 10, but then again I … Continue reading

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How To Make Interactive Flash Cards With Sound.

Make Your Own Interactive Flash Cards In the previous post Teach Children with Autism Speech and Language we had a demonstration of some interactive Flash cards with sound that we made up for Isy to teach her to read and … Continue reading

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Teach Children with Autism Speech and Language

This is a method that we used ourselves right at the beginning when Isy had no language or speech.

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Autism Schools – Special Schools

Special Schools For Children With Autism Special schools are another choice we have to educate our children with “Special Needs” such as Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). There are a variety of Special Schools, some are Government run and some are … Continue reading

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Autism Schools – Mainstream Schooling.

Mainstream Schooling a Child With Autism Many parents of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) affected children choose to put their child in a mainstream school, either from the very beginning of their schooling or sometimes a bit later on. Certainly mainstream … Continue reading

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Autism Schools

Autism Schools – What You Need To Know Autism Schools, or Schools for Autistic Children, or Schools suitable for ASD kids. Put it how you will, we know from experience that its a touchy subject amongst the Autism community in … Continue reading

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