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.
How To Help Your Shy Child
How To Help Your Shy Child

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  • It is important to understand why your child is "shy." Is it because of temperament, a stage of development, a lack of self-confidence, or a more serious issue?
  • Things like role-playing, playgroups, and being a good example can help shy children open up more.
  • Don't call your child shy or allow others to. Learn to embrace your child’s personality and let them be themselves.

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