About Autism Parenting Magazine

Autism Parenting Magazine is the leading magazine for parents of autistic children as well as professionals seeking to work with children on the spectrum. Established in 2012, our focus remains on objectively publishing autism-related topics, events, developments, treatments and news stories. We also cover a variety of inspiring real-life stories to help parents make informed decisions and keep them updated on the latest therapeutic and treatment options.

Our magazine features articles from hundreds of contributors including respected professionals, autism experts, parents of children on the spectrum and adults with autism. Together, we form a strong community.

Our beliefs

We receive several questions each month about our stance on autism-related issues. Since it’s a challenge to provide individual answers to all of your questions, we would like to clarify our fundamental beliefs.

We believe:

  • Focusing on people’s strengths and interests will increase optimism and thereby foster the view that children and adults with autism can go forth and live the most independent and successful life possible.
  • Each child with autism is different, and as such, will respond differently to a variety of approaches and techniques. Our approach is about finding what ‘works’ for each child and we don’t consider there to be a one-size-fits-all.
  • Parents need support and reassurance as much as the children and we aim to provide this through our magazine, FacebookTwitter and Pinterest
  • Neurotypical individuals are NOT better than people with Autism Spectrum Disorder and we can all learn from one another.
  • All people with Autism Spectrum Disorders should have the same opportunities presented to them with assistance as needed.
  • Treatments claiming to “cure autism” give false hope and deplete financial stability of families in need of caring for their child and saving for their child’s future.

We remain open-minded about every therapeutic approach, and where possible, try to present a balanced debate to potential treatments.

In producing the magazine on a monthly basis, we aim to provide all the information about the options to help:

  • Decrease self-injurious behaviors
  • Decrease sensory sensitivities
  • Increase verbal abilities for people with speech difficulties
  • Decrease gastrointestinal discomfort
  • Increase awareness and acceptance of autism
  • Supply information on safe options so parents and autistics can make their own choices based on their individual circumstances

For information about the kinds of articles we include in our magazine, please refer back to the details in our list of individual issues or check out our blog.

If you are interested in buying or subscribing to our magazine, please visit this page https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/how_to_purchase/

We currently offer the magazine in digital format as a downloadable PDF or smart phone version which can be read on iPhone, iPad and Android devices. The PDF version can be printed for offline reading.

To stay informed about upcoming issues as well as helpful information relating to the autism world, be sure to follow us on our Facebook , Twitter and Pinterest pages.

Amy KD Tobik

Autism Parenting Magazine