Tag: ASD

Meltdown vs Tantrum

I must say, I had never heard of the word “meltdown” until I started working with students with Autism Spectrum Disorder.  I suppose that was about 15 years ago.  At that time I heard it strictly used to describe the uncontrollable acting out brought on by massive frustration at not being able to communicate with…
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Sharing is caring

I’m sure many of you have heard the phrase, “sharing is caring.”  My granddaughter introduced me to that phrase when she was about three.  Of course, she usually said it when taking something away from her younger brother.  It seemed appropriate to her at the time – chuckle.    As she has gotten older (all of…
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