22 Oct · Kamini Lakhani · 7 Comments

What A Painful Back Spasm Taught Me

Due to a bad muscle spasm, I was laid up in bed for a couple of days. The pain and discomfort had me mostly immobile. Even getting out of bed to visit the washroom took incredible strength. It was agonizing, to say the least.   In situations like this, reflection comes easily. I realized how…

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2 Oct · Kamini Lakhani · 4 Comments

How to Manage Your Autistic Child’s Screen Time (And your own too)

I enjoy my weekly, Tuesday webinars. They give me a window into the world and offer me the opportunity to reach out and interact with fellow parents and professionals.   Recently I did a webinar entitled, How to manage your autistic child’s screen time.   We shared the information on various facebook groups, as we…

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18 Sep · Kamini Lakhani · 2 Comments

Why We Should Stop Using ‘High Functioning’ And ‘Low Functioning Autism’

I wrote an article on high functioning and low functioning autism, a couple of years ago. I haven’t had a change in mindset since then. The article brings out important points about the use of high and low functioning autism and how it’s outdated.   In another article on the same topic, I quoted an…

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4 Sep · Kamini Lakhani · 4 Comments

Stressed With Your Child’s Online Classes? Try These Tips

At a recent webinar, I was inundated with questions about online schooling during this COVID pandemic.   My son screams and has tantrums before each class, I don’t know how to handle him   Please help with my daughter’s attention. She doesn’t look at the screen when the teacher talks to her   My son…

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21 Aug · Kamini Lakhani · 2 Comments

5 Tips To Build Self- Reliance In Your Child

As parents, we all have a dream. We want our children to be independent and self- reliant. After all how long are we going to be around?   Self- reliance is the ability to do things and make decisions by yourself, without needing other people to help you. People learned self- reliance because they had…

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The Importance of a Parent Training Program
For Individuals on the Autism Spectrum

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