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Teenage Life On The Spectrum

Today we are viewing autism through the lens of a teen on the spectrum. Clay Lewis is 16, girl crazy, car mad, loathes school and lives for music. Just your typical teenager. He’s also on the autism spectrum and is just realising he’s a person his peers want to get to know. Clay has his …

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How To Bully Proof Your Child

It’s about time we shed some light on what is a dark topic – bullying. One in four Australian school students report repeated bullying. Half of Australian children say they have been the target of bullying behaviour at least once. Children on the spectrum are easy targets for school bullies. Lets look at how you can approach bullying and how you can bully proof your child!

Changing Lives, One Lunchbox At A Time

Let’s look at the types of foods we should be packing into the lunchbox! We’re led to believe that packing the lunchbox requires a PhD in nutrition, but Beck Warke, functional nutrition consultant breaks it down for us in really practical terms and shows us how to make the best choices when it comes to shopping, nutrition and a plant-based diet.

Autism And The Stress Effect with Dr Terry Hamlin

Children with autism often experience very high stress levels which can lead to problem behaviours and a decline in their physical and emotional health. Dr Terry Hamlin discusses a revolutionary empowering approach which can be used on the most complex cases of autism, yet the approach itself is quite simple in nature. It focuses on a lifestyle approach.

Reframe Your Thinking Around Autism

Holly Bridges, author of ‘Reframe Your Thinking Around Autism’ and founder of Autism Reframe Technique (A.R.T), shares her new and optimistic approach to working with children on the spectrum. Her method is founded on the advances in neuroscience and our understanding of mind-body connections. A.R.T seeks to change the narrative: from one of ‘what’s wrong’ to ‘how to grow and thrive’. Rather than working from a ‘brain deficit’ model of autism Holly starts from the premise that every student can upgrade their mind/body connection, if they are given the right tools and are treated respectfully, positively, and creatively.

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