Easy Ways to Help Your Child With Self-Regulation
Autism Solutions

Easy Ways to Help Your Child With Self-Regulation

Our ability to self-regulate or exercise control over our emotions and behaviors is a critical skill that evolves as we mature and get older. The goal of self-regulation is to gain control over our emotions and behavior in order to act in our long-term best interest. It helps us get through everyday life and cope

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Are IQ Tests Really Useful When Evaluating A Child With Autism? https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/evaluating-a-child-with-autism/
Autism Solutions

Are IQ Tests Really Useful When Evaluating A Child With Autism?

Standardized cognitive testing is a complicated subject when it comes to assessing children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Their social, communication, sensory and behavior problems compound the difficulties in administering a standardized measure. The tests rely heavily on the subject’s language skills, ability to interact with others, motor planning and execution, and behavioral regulation. Typically,

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Amazing Ways AAC Can Improve Communication for Your Child https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/aac-can-improve-communication-for-autism
Autism Technology

Amazing Ways AAC Can Improve Communication for Your Child

One of the most difficult things to cope with as an autism mom was my son’s inability to speak. I remember hoping and praying that speech was going to develop and reassuring myself that it was a matter of time and the words would emerge by perhaps the next holiday or birthday. I recall having

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A Letter of Encouragement Inspires Special Needs Families https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/letter-inspires-special-needs-families
Personal Narrative

A Letter of Encouragement Inspires Special Needs Families

When Ewa Omahen met a woman at work who was in a state of despair over her son’s disabilities, she chose to reach out. As a mother of a 15-year-old son with autism, Ewa well understood the challenges that go hand-in-hand with raising children with special needs. Take a look at the touching letter Ewa wrote encouraging

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