In this excerpt, Harvard researcher and clinician Dr. Martha Herbert shares 10 meaningful ways you can help someone with autism. Use these tips to help support a child.
One of the best things for helping children with anxiety is talking. There is something about putting a voice to your worries, and speaking them aloud that is therapeutic, especially when a trusted adult is listening. That’s why children’s books on the topic are so great: you can read them together and talk about them. They allow you to share what has worked for you, and openly discuss a shared emotion.
Regardless of the reason why, more and more of us are becoming single moms. With that role comes not only the sole caregiver, the lone lunch box packer, the only boo-boo fixer and the one tear clearer in the house, but the thankless job of discipline.