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Amy KD Tobik

Amy KD Tobik, A former Editor-in-Chief of Autism Parenting Magazine, an award-winning monthly international publication. She coordinates and manages an extensive group of doctors, autism specialists, and writers to create the most up-to-date news and professional guidance for families affected by autism. Magazine readers are from 30 countries, with the majority coming from the US and other English-speaking countries. A graduate of Sweet Briar College in Virginia, Amy's experience includes more than 30 years writing/editing newspapers, monthly magazines, technical documents/manuals, books, and websites. She and her husband have two adult daughters and live in the Carolinas. Website: luren2oo6.wixsite.com/jrchiefbrianlyons Facebook: www.facebook.com/BrianLyonsJrFireChief

Issue 27 – Embracing a New Year

Dear Readers, The start of a new year provides an opportune time for change – a chance to wipe the slate clean.  From a pledge to lose weight, reduce debt or quit a unhealthy habit, the first few weeks of January are typically filled with a mixture of really good intentions. While all these resolutions […]

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Issue 26 – A Season of Peace

Dear Readers, It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas. Everywhere you go… The excitement has begun. From crowded stores with festive music and lights to jam-packed streets, the very preparation for the holidays can be overwhelming. If you can find a way to prevent it all from becoming too demanding for your family, there […]

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Issue 24 – Autism: A Family Perspective

 Dear Readers, Everyone has a unique perspective. Whether you’re the type who sees the glass as half empty or half full, the way you define your world depends greatly on how you perceive it. It’s what makes each of us special. This month, in light of our many differences and perceptions, we are publishing several personal perspectives […]

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Issue 23 – Preparing for Tomorrow

 Dear Readers, Dealing with day-to-day issues can be challenging for families, especially those of us with children with autism spectrum disorders. From the need to balance family commitments, doctor appointments and therapies to the emotional and financial stressors of everyday life, sometimes you don’t have the energy to think beyond the present. This month, we are thrilled […]

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