27 Apr · Kamini Lakhani · 4 Comments

5 Ways to Set Limits Which Your Child Will Follow

5 Ways to Set Limits Which Your Child Will Follow Your child with autism is only 6. Yet he has you entwined around his little finger.   He lies down on the floor in the supermarket when he wants something. He screams uncontrollably. He pulls your hair so badly that you want to scream.   ...

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20 Apr · Kamini Lakhani · 4 Comments

5 Steps to Help Your Child Connect the Dots and Pursue Independence

5 Steps to Help Your Child Connect the Dots and Pursue Independence As a parent of a child on the autism spectrum, you see sparks of brilliance in your child.   Sadly, the rest of the world doesn’t.   “My 2 year old can read every word he sees, even the long ones. But he ...

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6 Apr · Kamini Lakhani · 2 Comments

5 Proven Ways to Make Your Child Overcome His Behavioral Hurdles

5 Proven Ways to Make Your Child Overcome His Behavioral Hurdles In the previous post, we looked beneath the surface of ‘misbehavior’ of children with autism. (If you haven’t read it, you can read it here. Do read it before reading further.) The post explained how, what we think is bad behavior or stubbornness, is ...

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30 Mar · Kamini Lakhani · 2 Comments

What Lies Beneath the Behavior of Children with Autism [INFOGRAPHIC]

What Lies Beneath the Behavior of Children with Autism [INFOGRAPHIC] “He pulls off the TV from the wall and throws furniture around!” she cried.   “That must be really rough on you.” I responded.   “Yes, we had to ask a relative to stay with us to help us. We couldn’t handle him on our own,” ...

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23 Mar · Kamini Lakhani · 8 Comments

To Make Your Child With Autism Thrive, You Must Do This First

To Make Your Child With Autism Thrive, You Must Do This First I was engrossed in my book during the tea break at a workshop.   Suddenly, I felt a light touch on my shoulder. I turned around. She smiled as I looked at her.   “Looking at you, I feel the need to take ...

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