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Gabi Morgan

Gabi Morgan, MS, the founder and director of A Child's Potential has been working with children on the autism spectrum for over 20 years using the principles of applied behavior analysis with an emphasis on respect for the child and the family. She founded A Child's Potential, Inc. with the idea that as children move through their development, professionals may come and go, but the families want and need the skills to maximize their children's potentials throughout their lives. For additional strategies: www.achilds-potential.com.

3 Holiday Challenges…and How to Help Prevent Them

3 Holiday Challenges...and How to Help Prevent Them http://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/autism-holiday-challenges-prevent-them

The holiday season is here and amid all the fun and excitement can be some challenges for families with children on the autism spectrum.  Having some strategies in place to can go a long way toward making the holidays more merry for the whole family. Challenge 1- Family Everywhere! During the holidays, getting together with […]

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Top Ways to Help Your Child with Autism Participate in the Halloween Fun

Top Ways to Help Your Child with Autism Participate in the Halloween Fun http://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/autism-child-participate-halloween/

Costumes? Candy? Frightening décor? Halloween seems like it should be fun for all, but this holiday can be stressful for families with kiddos on the autism spectrum. Here are some tips to make Halloween a little less scary for your family: Costume Concerns Let your child get used to the costume.  You can practice having […]

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How to Take the Worry Out of Appointments with Your ASD Child

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Do you dread taking your child with ASD to the dentist? Is a trip to get a haircut out of the question? Try using the 3 P’s: Pretend, Practice, and Pair to take the sting out of necessary outings. With a little time and preparation, kids on the spectrum of all ages and skill levels can learn to […]

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