Kid Mechanix

tantrum free transitions
Tips And Tools For Tantrum-Free Transitions

Transitions are hard for many kids. Simply ending one activity and beginning a new one can trigger meltdowns. Are you pulling your hair out because Timmy always cries and shrieks...

10 11 2020 / Posted by Kid Mechanix
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The Power Of Positive Reinforcement

Think about the times you’ve been honoured for your contributions at work, gushed over for cooking a delicious meal or high-fived for rocking it at karaoke. Likely, the recognition made...

31 10 2020 / Posted by Kid Mechanix
4 Ways To Make Halloween Less Scary For Kids With Autism

When you have autism, there’s a lot more than ghosts and goblins that make Halloween unnerving. The sounds, lights, crowds, crazy costumes and transitions, such as during trick-or-treating, can be...

15 10 2020 / Posted by Kid Mechanix
NEW! Online ABA Courses – Designed for Parents

Get the practical solutions to help your child with autism thrive without the stress and overwhelm! It feels overwhelming. Raising a child with autism is like being on a journey...

15 09 2020 / Posted by Kid Mechanix
Ever Wish Your Child Played With Toys?

5 Steps to Teaching Play Skills So often, we take for granted that kids like to play.  We buy them toys, arrange play dates, and even take them to parks...

15 08 2020 / Posted by Kid Mechanix
Visuals – They Can’t Be That Important!

Wow!! Yes!!!! Visuals are key! As adults, do you use a daily calendar or scheduler? What about a shopping list? Where would you be without your sticky notes? So if...

15 07 2020 / Posted by Kid Mechanix
Technology – Love It or Hate It?

Before I had kids, I swore that my children wouldn’t be raised on television and media and I would never use technology as a babysitter.  I imagined that we would...

15 06 2020 / Posted by Kid Mechanix
How to Promote Meaningful Behaviour Change

The first step to changing behaviour is ATTENTION to POSITIVE behaviour - so get started today and increase your repertoire of positive praise! Here's a great tip from educator, Micheal...

15 05 2020 / Posted by Kid Mechanix
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Nagging and Negotiating Stop Here!

Nagging and negotiating.... That's all I hear from my child these days.  How do I make this stop??? Click here for an amazing blog that answers just that question.  ...

15 04 2020 / Posted by Kid Mechanix
Getting you Through COVID-19

Are you Stuck at Home With Nothing to Do During COVID-19 Crisis? Are you kids driving you crazy?  Are COVID-19 precautions taking over your life? Do you need truly need...

18 03 2020 / Posted by Kid Mechanix