1 Jun · Kamini Lakhani · 2 Comments

What It Really Means to Presume Competence in Your Child

What It Really Means to Presume Competence in Your Child Child 1   He sings and hums beautiful songs. He has an uncanny ear for music. He sings in the exact pitch and so melodiously too!   How does he do this? He can barely speak. At most, he strings together 3 word sentences about ...

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26 May · Kamini Lakhani · No Comments

5 Steps to Make Your Child a Compassionate, Well-Rounded Human Being

5 Steps to Make Your Child a Compassionate, Well-Rounded Human Being As you drop your 6-year-old to school, you notice another boy. He flaps his hands oddly and covers one ear. Your little boy turns around to say ‘bye’ to you. But this boy doesn’t turn around despite his mother calling out his name many ...

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11 May · Kamini Lakhani · 6 Comments

3 Steps to Discover What Success Means to You and Achieve It

3 Steps to Discover What Success Means to You and Achieve It How this father-son duo changed my view about success   25 years ago…   My son, Mohit, was diagnosed with autism.   At that time, if I was asked, “What does success mean to you?”, I would have said, “recovery from autism.”   ...

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27 Apr · Kamini Lakhani · 12 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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