“tic tacs”: a light-hearted look at autism intervention

Tic, Tac, Oh.. Yeah!

Thirty Days of Autism

Today I encourage you to think about tic tac candies. Yes, I mean the teensy little mints that come in the clear plastic dispenser. As a parent of a child on the Autism spectrum, I must admit that the tiny tic tac has proven to be a powerful ally. This understated little candy has been a lifesaver (pardon the confusing pun) on countless occasions in my world. Passing H the entire wee package has been a strategy and an accessible resource too amazing for me to keep to myself.  Let me wax poetic and extol the virtues of the humble, understated, but not to underestimated, tic tac. 

1) tic tacs are light, and inexpensive to carry around in a backpack or purse

2) I believe they are actually too small to be a choking hazard for a child (although I am certainly not qualified to say this as…

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