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What Are You Doing? Autism Awareness Film for School Children

What Are You Doing? is a short film, created by Autism Awareness, which aims to teach school aged children about acceptance and understanding of their peers with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). The film addresses some of the fears children may have about ASD, answers their questions and helps show them how they can be a great friend to a classmate on the autism spectrum. IThe film will be screened at primary schools across Australia later this year. View trailer. Read full article

I am a Tiger Mother and a Bear Mother

<a href="/blogs/michelle-higgins/2011/01/27/i-am-a-tiger-mother-and-a-bear-mother">I am a Tiger Mother and a Bear Mother</a>

Being a mother of a child with a special needs diagnosis tends to turn one into more of a Bear Mother than a Tiger Mother. The "Tiger Mum" tag, as outlined in Amy Chua's Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother, is not unique to "Chinese parenting" although it may be most fully expressed there ...When my inner Tiger Mum starts to roar too loudly, both literally and psychologically, I can rely on my husband and children to let me know that I have crossed the line and need to put my inner Tiger Mum in lockdown mode. Read full article

Australian Autism Handbook - New Edition

<a href="/parenting-resources/autism-and-asperger/australian-autism-handbook-new-edition">Australian Autism Handbook - New Edition</a>

Book: The Australian Autism Handbook by Benison O'Reilly and Kathryn Wicks, Edition 2 is an essential one-stop resource guide written specifically for Australian parents whose children have just been diagnosed with an Autism Spectrum Disorder. The second part of the book is an invaluable Resource Guide which lists each state system plus a comprehensive list of websites and booklists. Read full article

Autism Spectrum Disorder, Giftedness and Social & Emotional Development: Interview with Dr Cheryl Dissanayake

<a href="/articles/autism-spectrum-disorder-giftedness-and-social-emotional-development-interview-with-dr-cher">Autism Spectrum Disorder, Giftedness and Social &amp; Emotional Development: Interview with Dr Cheryl Dissanayake</a>

In this interview with Dr Cheryl Dissanayake, founder and director of the Olga Tennison Autism Research Centre, there is valuable guidance on parenting a child with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Dr Dissanayake also discusses early intervention, parenting programs, giftedness and social and emotional development. Read full article

Kids With Autism Spectrum Disorder and the New School Year

<a href="/articles/kids-with-autism-spectrum-disorder-and-the-new-school-year">Kids With Autism Spectrum Disorder and the New School Year</a>

Julia Richardson's article helps parents find ways to help kids with Autism Spectrum Disorder (and Asperger’s Syndrome) deal with the annual challenge of new teachers, new classrooms, new classmates and a new routine. Stress caused by change is a big challenge for children with ASD but there are things that parents and schools can do to help. Read full article

Starting School - Kids with Autism Spectrum Disorder - 5 Tips for Reducing Stress

<a href="/articles/starting-school-kids-with-autism-spectrum-disorder-5-tips-for-reducing-stress">Starting School - Kids with Autism Spectrum Disorder - 5 Tips for Reducing Stress</a>

Justine Watson has dedicated her career to helping families deal with the particular challenges faced by kids with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). She knows that the change of routine that comes with each new school year can be enormously stressful for the kids, and their parents. She also knows that parents can do something to make the experience less traumatic for the whole family. Read full article