15 Feb · Kamini Lakhani · 2 Comments

5 Practical Tips For Effective Communication

5 Practical Tips For Effective Communication   We were at a loud, bustling airport. Yet, I couldn’t help but eavesdrop on the conversation.   The uncle handed her a Kit Kat bar, saying, “I bought this for you.” The little girl who probably was 5 years old, was ecstatic. The gleam in her eyes was ...

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8 Feb · Kamini Lakhani · One Comment

Don’t Have High Expectations For Your Child? Here’s How You Can Help Him Reach His Potential

Don’t Have High Expectations For Your child? Here’s How You Can Help Him Reach His Potential “Let him come to you. Don’t force him. Be invitational and don’t expect him to join immediately. Continue to demonstrate. Pause and wait. He will join eventually.” I said.   “Okay. Got it. That means I should demonstrate and ...

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2 Feb · Kamini Lakhani · No Comments

5 Ways To Set Effective Limits With Your Autistic Child

5 Ways To Set Effective Limits With Your Autistic Child This 8 year old goes to regular school. Since he displays severe hyperactive behavior, the school lets him attend only with an aide. So his mother goes in as his aide.   He runs around, throws things and bangs doors. When any of these incidents ...

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26 Jan · Kamini Lakhani · 2 Comments

How To Treat Your Autistic Child Respectfully And Create A Better Family Life

How To Treat Your Autistic Child Respectfully And Create A Better Family Life William Stillman’s words, ‘always presume intellect,’ in his book, Autism and the God Connection, resonated with me immediately.   It’s a golden mantra I try to follow in my life with Mohit and the students at SAI Connections. Being on the spectrum ...

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19 Jan · Kamini Lakhani · 2 Comments

How To Develop Your Autistic Child’s Literacy Skills

How To Develop Your Autistic Child’s Literacy Skills “He was doing well, but I don’t know what happened. As he went to higher grades he just couldn’t keep up anymore. Now he suffers from anxiety. I have to force him to study. Reading and writing is a struggle. His classmates also bully him.”   - ...

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