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Early Signs that Your Child May Have Autism

by Katherine on June 16, 2011

Here are some of the things that you need to look out for if you suspect that your child has autism: 1. Inability to respond when called by his name. When calling your child’s name, it is important to remember that even babies know their names and they will often look for the person who [...]


Six Levels of Floortime Play

by Katherine on May 7, 2011

While Floortime appears to be all play and all fun between you and your child, it does require you to challenge your child to work on six skills during your Floortime play. It is highly possible at you may not be able to work on all six levels initially but over time, your goal is [...]


Floortime For Your Autistic Child

by Katherine on May 6, 2011

Floortime is a therapeutic play developed by Dr. Stanley Greenspan which allows the parent to join the child’s world and to pull him into a shared world with him. Over the years, this technique has gained popularity mainly because it is fun for both the child and parent and it can be implemented even with [...]


Inability to Play With Others

by Katherine on April 16, 2011

One of the symptoms of autism is the child’s lack of play skills. Since play is actually the child’s developmental work, learning to play is viewed as the process by which a child learns how to deal with the other people around him. And when a child manifests an inability to play and to connect [...]