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Let’s Hear It For This Year’s Special Contributors 2016

Autism Parenting Magazine Awards It’s that time of year—time to celebrate our amazing contributors who have helped make Autism Parenting Magazine an award-winning magazine.  We’re proud to provide the most up-to-date information each month to our readers on autism health, safety, therapy, education, finance, social skills, and employment options. We have a remarkable group of […]

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Special Kitty Encourages Young Girl with Autism to Interact

They often say dogs are man’s best friend, but what about cats? Meet Thula, the amazing Maine Coon cat who has captured the hearts of millions of YouTube viewers with her delightful friendship with a six-year-old girl with autism named Iris Grace Halmshaw.  Revered as the talented girl who took the world by storm with […]

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Issue 44 – Strategies for Daily Life with Autism

  Buy Single Issue Subscribe today and save 50%   Features: Valuable Ways to Help Your Child with Autism Cope with Traumatic Events Learn from an expert ways you can provide comfort and reassurance for your child with autism in this ever-changing world. Karen Kabaki-Sisto, M.S. CCC-SLP Sure Fire Ways to Help Your ASD Child Go To […]

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A Round of Applause for Our Special Contributors

As some of our readers may remember, Autism Parenting Magazine received the esteemed Gold Award in the category of Family/Parenting from the Mom’s Choice Awards® in 2014.  Proud of our contributors for their great effort and dedication to serving families affected by autism, we were inspired to create a special means for recognition.  And because […]

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Helping Your Autistic Child Soar — An Exclusive Interview with Temple Grandin


Temple Grandin warmly recalls her days spent as a young girl growing up the youngest of three children.  As she affectionately describes the countless hours she spent outside experimenting with balsa wood toy gliders and reconfiguring kites for test runs behind her bicycle, Grandin paints a charming picture of life during simpler times. “I used […]

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Putting the Squeeze On Sensory Processing Disorders

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Industrial Designer Lisa Fraser never imagined she would one day become an award-winning and celebrated entrepreneur. “It was never in my plans – it sort of just happened,” said the 28-year-old from Vancouver. “I wanted to alleviate discomfort and develop a tool that could help children with autism function better in their daily lives. I […]

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Issue 38 – Keeping ASD Kids Healthy


Dear Readers, The journey toward good health — it’s in the news every day. It’s circulated on television, social media, newspapers, magazines…we are inundated by free-flowing advice.  It’s easy to feel a bit overwhelmed by all the reports, as they often contradict and they aren’t always easy to follow. That’s why we have chosen to […]

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