Meltdowns vs. Tantrumsby
In my opinion, comparing an autistic/sensory meltdown with a typical tantrum...-particularly-helpful advice I’ve received over the years, my understanding is that "typical" tantrums...
The Bah Humbug Moments of Autismby
By Lanie Anderson-Barrett
Who knew autism could be so challenging?
Twelve eggs splatting,
Eleven shopping tantrums,
Ten hurtful headbutts,
Nine strangers staring,
Eight flooded bathrooms...
outburst by a student with Autism. The student teacher described the situation in this way:
The student... a writing project for our bulletin board from earlier in the day. The girl with autism had voted...
delays (which I knew of course) but also many flavours of autism but not a diagnosis of autism...
I forgot to post about yesterday. Yesterday was Nathan's first therapy session with no tantrums... up to about 20 hours. The recommendation in EVERY Autism book I've read is 20-40 hours per week so I am glad...