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optimal way to handle autistic child's aggression against sibling?

The best way to deal with autistic meltdowns in a young child is to avoid them as much as you can. Get ahead of the problem by redirecting her away from the upsetting situation as soon as she starts ...
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Is my toddler prone to violence?

This is completely common and normal toddler behavior, and some of it, like hitting you seemingly just for fun, is developmental and will naturally fade out with time and appropriate redirection. It'...
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optimal way to handle autistic child's aggression against sibling?

When siblings fight, especially if one has autism, it's important to handle it carefully. Safety is key to preventing harm during conflicts. Your daughter's recent diagnosis and behavior challenges ...
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What to do in the moment when a toddler falls asleep so late for his nap that it folds into his bedtime?

A well-rested, happy toddler waking up too early is better than a cranky toddler waking up at your preferred hour. I would let him sleep and work on incrementally adjusting his sleep time over the ...
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2 year old with social anxiety

It’s somewhere between hard and impossible to determine what’s normal for a two year old. It’s easier to identify abnormal, and nothing you said sounds abnormal. It sure sounds like someone or ...
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Is it ok if my 15-month-old son stops breastfeeding by himself?

Yes, it is normal for a baby to leave breastfeeding. I have also seen this in my family. Every child is different. Some are interested in breastfeeding up to the age of 5 and more. As your doctor says ...
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