Parenting an autistic child – a moms journey

Sara Dimerman in conversation with Barbara Lebo.

Over the course of this episode you will learn more about:

  • Possible causes of autism
  • Signs to look for in recognizing that your child may be autistic
  • The roller coaster of emotions when raising a special needs child
  • The impact that raising an autistic child has on the family
  • Treatment options when caring for an autistic child
  • How to advocate for your autistic child at school
  • What to consider regarding school placement – mainstream or a specially contained classroom
  • How  treatment programs can be integrated into the school/educational system
  • Practical strategies that can make a difference – at home and school
  • Resources and supports for parents and children

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