Guest Post: How I Missed the Signs of an Autism Spectrum Disorder

Guest Post: How I Missed the Signs of an Autism Spectrum Disorder

When my chubby, reason-for-living-and-breathing son blew past all of his developmental milestones without hitting them, I believed my mom-friends and the pediatrician, who said “Kids develop differently. It’s nothing to be worried about.” He did eventually reach each one, but generally months behind schedule and after hours and hours of focused attention from both me […]

Why Punishments Don’t Work (But What Works Better!)

Why Punishments Don’t Work (But What Works Better!)

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