THE CAREGIVERS' LIVING ROOM A Blog by Donna Thomson: Meltdowns in Kids with Disabilities: Coping Tips for Parents

By guest blogger Kristen Heller Whether you have a child who has Down’s syndrome, Asperger’s syndrome, or a child who is somewhere on the autism spectrum, there’s a good chance you’ve dealt with a meltdown at some point as a parent. As a single mom (I’m a widow) caring for a son with Down’s Syndrome, ...

Facing Autism Disorders in New Brunswick: All Autism Meltdowns Are Not Panic Attacks

On Twitter in the past 24 hours the questionably named Thinking Persons Guide to Autism does what it often does: distributing unproven, non evidence based, opinions as representing all there is to know about autism. On this occasion the TPGA Re-Tweeted one person’s opinion about meltdowns; offering the less than carefully thought out over simplification ...