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Autism news: How to Make Time for Teaching Your Child
March 21, 2019

It's been a while since I last wrote to you, so I must apologize. I've been immersed in trying to fix my website because of some mistakes I made when I first started it up.

I was rewriting my home page the other day, mentioning how important it is to believe our kids can learn and improve. We all want our kids to learn new skills and we all want them to make progress.

But you and I both know parents of children with autism are some of the busiest people in the world. How do people like us find the time to work with our kids?

If time is incredibly short for you (like it is for me), my suggestion is to carve out just a little time each day. It can be as brief as 15 minutes, or even 5 minutes.

Five minutes a day adds up to 35 minutes each week, over four hours each month, and 48 hours a year!

Do the math with 15 minutes and the numbers are even more impressive. (I just had to do the math, and it amounts to 91 hours per year, equal to nearly 4 solid 24-hour days of learning!)

One of my favorite books is The Slight Edge by Jeff Olson. The main idea of the book is that we can reach major goals by working on them little by little each day, as long as we keep going and don't give up.

As Conrad Hilton once said, "Successful men and women keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don't quit."

Warm Regards,

Kay Donato

Discover Autism Help, LLC

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