Activities to Help With Nonverbal Communication


As my daughter approached the age of four, I realized that her social skills were not developing as I had hoped. Her home-based program adequately addressed many important skills, but the social ones seemed to be lagging behind. I started to look for solutions. At this time a wonderful ABA (Applied Behavior Analysis) Consultant became […]

4 Free Resources to Help Develop Your Child’s Social Skills


Many children with special needs experience difficulties with their social life.  These problems can continue through adulthood and cause a person much grief. It is important to understand why your child may be rejected so that you can help her develop the skills necessary for friendships. Impulsivity, aggression, academic problems, inattention, and bad behavior can […]

Make Your Child Laugh: The Developmental Stages of Humor


Many children with special needs have problems with friendships. The problems can surround not understanding nonverbal communication, to not being able to identify emotions, to confusion over humor and more. One thing we know for sure is that a life without friendships and human connections is a very lonely life. Humor is Good Among Friends […]

Understanding Body Language as a Form of Communication


Many people who experience difficulties in communication are not sending or receiving nonverbal cues correctly. They do not always understand that body gestures impart meaning by adding to a statement, emphasizing a thought, or supplying meaning on their own. Therefore, reading a simple shoulder shrug which indicates the meaning of “I don’t know” goes unidentified […]

Visual and Communication Aids


“We are not interested in making a profit and just want to help others in return for all the help that has been given to us.” This is not a typical statement from a new business owner, but it is the statement from Tania Decicco, founder of ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder) Communications Through Visual Aids. […]

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