Why Your High-Functioning Autistic Child May Act-Out At School - But Not At Home

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 Parenting Children and Teens with High-Functioning Autism

 AudioBook: Unraveling The Mystery Behind Asperger’s and High-Functioning Autism


Here are just a few reasons why your child may act-out at school, but not at home:

1. Difficulties in receptive language.
2. Allergies from food eaten in the cafeteria.
3. A low level of arousal (e.g., when the child is bored).
4. The child is overly-excited.
5. Cleaning solvents.
6. Florescent lighting.
7. Lack of consistency, routine, or structure.


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