Homework Strategies for Children on the Autism Spectrum
Homework Strategies for Children on the Autism Spectrum

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  • Keep homework sessions predictable and realistic.
  • Learn your child's strengths and find ways to leverage those strengths when studying.
  • Communicate with teachers and find what resources may be available to you at home.
What does autism look like?
What does autism look like?

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  • Autism is a neurological disorder that has gained increased attention over the last decade.
  • Because autism is a spectrum disorder no two children share identical symptoms or severity.
  • Learning to recognize and support children on the spectrum can help them feel more comfortable.
My child has ADHD. How can I make homework easier?
My child has ADHD. How can I make homework easier?

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  • ADHD means kids learn differently, so different strategies are needed.
  • Counter-intuitive moves like more breaks, wearing headphones, or racing can help.
  • Play to your child’s strengths and be flexible within a consistent framework.

Kindergarten Countdown: Is Your Child Ready for School?
Kindergarten Countdown: Is Your Child Ready for School?

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    • Provo School District starts soon and there are three things required for your kindergartener to start school.
    • Getting Immunizations can be a positive experience for everyone.
    • Start the school year off on a healthy foot by getting in to see your pediatrician.

Talking About School: Getting Your Child To Open Up
Talking About School: Getting Your Child To Open Up

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  • Asking your children open-ended questions encourages a more detailed response.
  • Some children need a little time after they get home from school to open up.
  • Be respectful of your children’s feelings and don’t try to solve their problems for them.
Tips to Un-Distance Distance Learning
Tips to Un-Distance Distance Learning

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  • Networking with other distance learning parents can help everyone feel less overwhelmed.
  • There’s no one-size-fits-all solution to the challenges of distance learning.
  • Be patient with yourself and your child as you navigate distance learning through this pandemic.
7 Ways To Prepare Your Kids To Return To School During A Pandemic
7 Ways To Prepare Your Kids To Return To School During A Pandemic

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  • Preparing your kids to go back to school during a pandemic is uncharted territory.
  • Handwashing, hand sanitizing, physical distancing, mask wearing, and limiting sharing supplies are all necessary for a safe return.
  • If your child is sick or has been exposed to Covid-19, keep them home.
Office Visits And COVID-19 Precautions
Office Visits And COVID-19 Precautions

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  • We are monitoring the COVID-19 situation very closely and it is safe to bring your child to your doctor's office for well-visits and normal sick visits.
  • Screening protocol are in place in all of our offices to help detect and direct potential COVID-19 cases.
  • If we ever believe it is unsafe to visit one of our offices, we would alert you immediately.
A Guide to Parent School Involvement
A Guide to Parent School Involvement

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  • Studies show involved parents have kids that are more likely to excel in school.
  • Involvement comes in many forms and opportunities are available for working parents.
  • By being strategic and proactive, working parents can get involved early.
Raising Bully-Proofed Kids
Raising Bully-Proofed Kids

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  • Victims of bullying can suffer from health and mental health problems like headaches, sleeping problems, depression, anxiety, and even thoughts of suicide.
  • Those who are most likely to be bullied include children with an autism spectrum disorder, a food allergy, or who are perceived as different or weaker than their peers.
  • Parents can help their children by teaching them how to avoid becoming a target, how to stick up for themselves and others, and how to develop a strong sense of self.

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