Think yoga is just for stressed-out adults? Think again. The benefits of yoga can be reaped by young children, and the practice is gaining popularity with the preschool set. Not just with typically developing kids, either.
Julie M Green is a Toronto-based writer who regularly contributes to <em>Today's Parent, The Globe and Mail, Parents Canada, The Huffington Post and Yummy Mummy Club</em>. <br> <br> She has appeared on various media outlets, including BBC Radio, CTV's Canada AM and HuffPost Live. <br> <br> She shares autism-related posts and resources at <a href="https://www.facebook.com/juliegreenspectrumparenting?ref=hl" rel="nofollow">Facebook</a>. <br> <br> For more information, see <a href="http://www.juliemgreen.ca/" rel="nofollow">juliemgreen.ca</a>. Follow along on Twitter <a href="https://twitter.com/JulieMGreen" rel="nofollow">@juliemgreen</a>.
Sometimes it feels as though there are three parties in my relationship -- my husband, me, and Autism. For a long time autism ate up every minute my spouse and I spent together. I'm by no means an expert, but here are a few pearls I've gleaned after 15 years' married about making a relationship work when you have a child with special needs.
06/27/2015 08:42 EDT
Inclusion is held up as the ideal learning environment, and rightly so. Successful integration is possible, yet it doesn't magically happen when you throw a child with high-functioning autism into a class of 20+ children, cross your fingers and hope for the best. In many cases, though, in schools across the country, this is exactly what is being passed off as inclusion.
03/31/2015 12:43 EDT
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