This is in response to some posts I’ve read from some really lovely mothers of autistic children. I understand where they are coming from but I would like to present a friendly alternative argument. 609 more words
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Somewhere within you, an artist struggles to a escape. The tinkering pianist from Mrs. Stein’s living room, the harmonizing sister from family V7 chords, and the budding 7th grade soloist belting “Seasons of Love;” the Christine, Lady Larkin, Muzzy Van Hossmere, and Aunty Mame; the NBA soloist, Schubert soprano, solo ensemble perfectionist, and Tangled Up in Blue-r are all nestled restlessly within, stirring for a wake-up call, a door opening. 54 more words
Parents and teachers might often wonder how to teach children caring toward others—more so when the world feels full of disagreement, conflict, and aggression.
As development psychologists, we know that children start to pay attention to the emotions of others from an early age. 1,200 more words