16 Nov · Kamini Lakhani · No Comments

The Ultimate Guide To Respecting Your Autistic Child

    I was struck by a comment from Ellen Notbohm recently:   Do you talk about your child or student with autism in front of him as if he’s not there? Think he can’t hear? He can. Think he’s not listening? He is.   This thought totally resonated with me. I believe it with…

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2 Nov · Kamini Lakhani · 8 Comments

Warning: Don’t Give Your Parental Power Away

Warning: Don’t Give Your Parental Power Away My heart went out to the young, pretty mother sitting in front of me. She talked about her daily struggles with her young autistic child. She wasn’t happy with his regular school and wanted to know if she should opt for a change. Having moved to the city ...

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27 Oct · Kamini Lakhani · 4 Comments

5 Ways To Sharpen Your Focus And Enhance Your Autistic Child’s Learning

5 Ways To Sharpen Your Focus And Enhance Your Autistic Child's Learning The Indian Epic Mahabharata contains a legendary tale about shooting a wooden bird. The renowned Guru- Dronacharya wanted his disciples to shoot this suspended, wooden bird. When he asked Yudhisthira (the eldest of the Pandava brothers) what he saw as he aimed at ...

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12 Oct · Kamini Lakhani · 6 Comments

Break Away From The Norm: Teach Your Autistic Child The Way He Learns

Break Away From The Norm: Teach Your Autistic Child The Way He Learns I met a wonderful couple with a delightful 5 ½ year old son. While chatting with the mother, the topic of academics came up. She was satisfied with working on the core deficits of autism based on Relationship Development Intervention But she ...

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6 Oct · Kamini Lakhani · One Comment

How To Make Your Autistic Child Adjusting and Your Family Happy

How To Make Your Autistic Child Adjusting and Your Family Happy I received an interesting question recently. How can we go on a short family trip and keep our autistic child happy all the while? Our son has been the centre of focus all this while, after ignoring the elder brother which definitely makes us ...

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