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Talking Autism: Parenting Your Unique Child

May 31, 2018

In this episode Victoria discusses what parents need to start doing now to ensure that their child is ready for transition into their next class at the end of this term. She discusses both time lines and transition activities, as well as discussing why these are so important for children with autism.

If you have a child...


May 29, 2018

In this episode Victoria tackles the controversial subject of children with autism that mask in one area of their lives. She discusses the fact that parents are all too often blamed for their difficulties, whilst arming you with the tools you need to get them the support they need both at home and at school to...


May 24, 2018

In this episode Victoria discusses why rewards are important for young people with Autism, whilst also recognising how easy it is for them not to work especially with young people with Pathological Demand Avoidance. 

She talks about common pitfalls people make, when establishing reward schemes and about more general...


May 15, 2018

Welcome to the first episode of Talking Autism: Parenting Your Unique Child! Victoria is an Autism Specialist Teacher with over 20 years experience of working with children and young people on the Spectrum, and the mum of a daughter with Asperger's Syndrome.

Talking Autism: Parenting Your Unique Child is weekly show...


May 15, 2018

In this episode Victoria discusses why it's important to look beyond a diagnosis of Autism or Pathological Demand Avoidance (PDA) to find the strategy that is right for the individual. 

She focuses on different ways that parents can reduce the demands they place on their children whilst keeping their expectations high....