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Ask an Autism Mom” is an interactive Facebook live show initiated by LakiKid. The show is all about having a platform where members—autism parents, members of special needs families, or just about anybody who loves someone with autism—can freely talk and discuss about the never-ending list of issues that’s autism related. From finding the right therapist to choosing the right daycare, understanding meltdowns and coping with bizarre behaviors, insurance claims and support, diet, sleep, toys, educational materials, and many others—Our host kickstarts the weekly discussions and speaks from her own experiences as an autism mom. Tuning in to “Ask An Autism Mom” is a great way to stay on the loop with all the latest LakiKid news and announcements as well. Whether it’s a new product launch, collaborative events we’re gracing, or partnerships and campaign we’re setting off, you get the first dibs on those every Monday.

Ask an Autism Mom” is an interactive Facebook live show initiated by LakiKid. The show is all about having a platform where members—autism parents, members of special needs families, or just about anybody who loves someone with autism—can freely talk and discuss about the never-ending list of issues that’s autism related. From finding the right therapist to choosing the right daycare, understanding meltdowns and coping with bizarre behaviors, insurance claims and support, diet, sleep, toys, educational materials, and many others—Our host kickstarts the weekly discussions and speaks from her own experiences as an autism mom. Tuning in to “Ask An Autism Mom” is a great way to stay on the loop with all the latest LakiKid news and announcements as well. Whether it’s a new product launch, collaborative events we’re gracing, or partnerships and campaign we’re setting off, you get the first dibs on those every Monday.
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Ask an Autism Mom” is an interactive Facebook live show initiated by LakiKid. The show is all about having a platform where members—autism parents, members of special needs families, or just about anybody who loves someone with autism—can freely talk and discuss about the never-ending list of issues that’s autism related. From finding the right therapist to choosing the right daycare, understanding meltdowns and coping with bizarre behaviors, insurance claims and support, diet, sleep, toys, educational materials, and many others—Our host kickstarts the weekly discussions and speaks from her own experiences as an autism mom. Tuning in to “Ask An Autism Mom” is a great way to stay on the loop with all the latest LakiKid news and announcements as well. Whether it’s a new product launch, collaborative events we’re gracing, or partnerships and campaign we’re setting off, you get the first dibs on those every Monday.

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English


Episodes

Autism Teenage Years: What to Expect and How to Prepare

4/8/2019
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Today I am sitting down with blogger and special needs mom Kori to help us learn what to expect in the teen years and how we can prepare. Click “get reminder” to join us or subscribe to the alerts in your Facebook messenger by clicking the link here => https://www.lakikid.com/live

Duration:00:50:37

Autism Awareness Month: 10 Successful People with Autism

4/1/2019
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This week I am kicking off Autism Awareness month by sharing 10 extremely successful people with Autism. Resources: 5 Tips to Help Your Child Focus https://www.lakikid.com/pages/5-tips-to-help-your-child-focus Join Our Parent Support Group https://www.lakikid.com/blogs/special-needs/autism-parent-support-groups Watch or Listen to our previous episode https://www.lakikid.com/pages/ask-an-autism-mom Check out LakiKid Flexible Seating Product...

Duration:00:27:51

How nutrition can affect kids with autism?

3/25/2019
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Today I am sitting down with a licensed dietician Jennifer Freidman of Jennyfriedman Nutrition and we will discuss all things nutrition related. Jenny Friedman is a Registered Dietitian who works with families of children with autism to resolve feeding challenges and optimize diet. A pediatric feeding and family nutrition expert, Jenny specializes in picky eating and creating a positive, nourishing relationship with food. When she’s not working you can likely find Jenny making a mess in the...

Duration:00:38:50

Potty Training Your Autistic Child

3/20/2019
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Today we are talking about potty training with a real mom of multiple kids who is currently potty training 2 of her children. Want to watch our upcoming show LIVE? Subscribe to our Facebook Page and we will send you a reminder on messenger. https://www.lakikid.com/live

Duration:00:37:03

Traveling as a Special Needs Family: Do you dream of an Autism Vacation?

3/14/2019
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Today we are talking about traveling as a special needs family with Alice Horn of Villa Key who is dedicated to making travel for autism and all special needs families easier. Want to watch our upcoming show LIVE? Subscribe to our Facebook Page and we will send you a reminder on messenger. https://www.lakikid.com/live

Duration:00:33:30

IEP Organization and the Use of Sensory Strategy in the Classroom

3/4/2019
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Do IEP’s confuse you? Do you need someone who understands to help guide you through this complex process? Today Matt Sloan (of Sensory Fitness) who is a former special education teacher will be helping us break it down. Visit www.lakikid.com/ask for today's show note and ask your question

Duration:00:36:15

How Mentorship Can Help Kids With Autism - AthletesForKids.Org Interview

2/25/2019
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Today I am talking with Marni who runs a youth mentorship program that pairs teen athletes with youth with special needs. We will also discuss how this benefits all involved. You can read more about their program on our blog post here https://www.lakikid.com/blogs/special-needs/how-mentorship-can-help-kids-with-autism

Duration:00:31:48

How to focus and engage in activities for your autistic child?

2/21/2019
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Does your child struggle and focus and engage in activities? For kids with Autism and ADHD this is a huge struggle. What can we do? The best way is to try and meet both their sensory and educational needs. Sometimes that means getting creative. Making learning interactive makes it fun Remember all children learn differently and you cannot fit a square peg in a round hole. You can have identical twins that learn very differently and excel and struggle in different areas Not every child has...

Duration:00:23:54

Using Visual Schedules: How to Help Your Child With Autism Create Routine

2/11/2019
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Are you looking for simple ways to teach your child a new routine or skill? We will explain visual schedules and how to make and use them. --------------------------------------------------- Want to watch our upcoming show LIVE? Subscribe to our Facebook Page and we will send you a reminder on messenger. https://www.lakikid.com/live

Duration:00:26:10

Should I Homeschool My Autistic child? An in-depth discussion [2019]

2/7/2019
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Homeschool is becoming more and more popular in today's world. Especially with special needs families. So today we sit down with a homeschool mom to see how it can be done and how the whole family can enjoy and benefit from it. Here are some of the questions that we covered during the interview 1. What compelled you to start homeschooling and how long have you been doing it? 2. Do you seek resources and outside help for him and if so how do you find those resources? What kind of Autism...

Duration:00:35:01

Top 5 Flexible Seating Benefits - Why should you consider it? [2019]

2/7/2019
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Are you considering flexible seating? Today Jason and I will discuss the 5 main benefits of flexible seating! Most of us have that child we look at and say how are you so full of the wiggles. Most adults feel the need to move. Well flexible seating allowes for movement during classwork and homework, homeschool, meals, Drs appointments and so much more. Today Jason and I are going to go over the 5 Benefits of flexible seating. I want you to remember these benefits are good for not only just...

Duration:00:24:50

Benefits of Flexible Seating - Is Flexible seating right for you?

2/7/2019
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Interested in flexible seating? Today we sit down and discuss it in depth to help you make the decision of it is right for your home or classroom. ------------------------------------------------ To learn more information about how to join our free parent support group, watch the show live, or ask your question that will be answered live by Jenn on an an upcoming show please visit LakiKid.com/ask.

Duration:00:22:59

How to implement flexible seating in your classroom or home [2019]

2/7/2019
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Are you thinking about flexible seating? In this interview we discuss with Matt, an Occupational Therapist and former special education teacher and discuss how to properly implement it! Here are what we went over in the interview 1. What is flexible seating? 2. Why should you consider using flexible seating in your classroom? 3. What is the best way to implement flexible seating? 4. Who does it work best with? 5. What challenges does flexible seating bring? 6. Baseline to look out for before...

Duration:00:31:21

Sensory Processing Disorder Explained - How different senses affect our day to day living? [2019]

2/7/2019
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What are our senses and how do they affect us? Today I am going to break it all down and give you tips to help your child or children. 😊 Submit your question to be answered on upcoming show 🙋 https://www.lakikid.com/ask So what does all of this mean? - People with autism and SPD are often overwhelmed or underwelmed by their senses. - Most people do not mind the feeling of grass on their feet but for some it can be very painful. - Some can not deal with bright lights - Autism can make...

Duration:00:22:30

After School Autism Meltdown

10/6/2018
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With the kids back in school and dealing with new routines, new faces and friends, and practically a whole new set of things to do, they are bound to come home time tired and overwhelmed. Are you ready to handle their after-school attitude and tantrums? Join us today as Jenn goes over some great tips we can keep in mind for those after-school meltdowns!

Duration:00:24:16

Social Entrepreneurship - Autism Dad with mission to help other Autism Family

9/13/2018
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Why did an ordinary Autism Dad from Taiwan made it his mission to create the best products for Autism and ADHD? Autism Mom Jenn Eggert interviews Jason Hsieh, founder of LakiKid as they cover the story behind LakiKid and LakiKid’s mission to help the special needs community. It’s the Ask an Autism Mom Live! Join Us LIVE every Monday at 10 am PST / 1 pm EST Hosted By: Jenn Eggert Produced By: Jason Hsieh ------------------------------------------------ Items mentioned in the show are also...

Duration:00:29:03