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Annie Tanasugarn

Annie Tanasugarn is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst, certified by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board. She holds an MS degree in Clinical Psychology and is completing the final steps of her doctorate degree. Annie has 15 years of clinical training in behavior management for both neurotypical and developmentally-delayed children, and she specializes in autism spectrum disorders. Annie has been trained in multiple intervention techniques that are integrated into her comprehensive 1:1, and parent-training programs. Annie's online blog, The Autism Analyst, can be found at: blog.theautismanalyst.com, and she additionally holds a private practice in helping empower children and families impacted by autism and behavioral problems.

Ways Emotionally Supporting Special Needs Parents Leads to Success

Ways Emotionally Supporting Special Needs Parents Leads to Success https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/supporting-special-needs-to-success/

There is an endless array of articles, advice and information on the internet about autism and its impact on families. Much of the available information includes costs of raising a child with autism. Many articles are geared towards parent experiences with applied behavior analysis (ABA) therapy, speech, and occupational therapy (OT), while other online information […]

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Ways a Service Dog Can Change Your Special Needs Child’s Life

Ways a Service Dog Can Change Your Special Needs Child's Life https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/service-dog-can-change-special-needs-childs-life

Most people are pretty familiar with the saying, “A dog is a man’s best friend.” Dogs are animated, fiercely loyal, and guarded protectors. But their worth goes beyond just being a trusted companion. For many, these furry friends serve a significant purpose as therapy dogs in the treatment of social, behavioral, and cognitive delays common […]

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Easy Ways to Make This Your Best Summer  

Easy Ways to Make This Your Best Summer https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/make-your-best-summer

Summertime is that time of year where families everywhere start planning their relaxation time, vacations, neighborhood block parties, BBQs, and globs of water activities. The air is thick with suntan lotion, bug repellent, humidity, summer blooms, and loud music.  For families living with a child with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), however, the thought of summer can also create anxiety and dread.  As autism parents know, summer may […]

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