Biting Nails in Autism: Causes and Management https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/biting-nails-in-autism/
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Biting Nails in Autism: Causes and Management

When you get nervous or anxious, have you ever bitten your nails? It’s a common behavior for many people, depending on the circumstances they are facing. Nail biting in autism is often observed. It is often one of many stimming behaviors exhibited by autistic children. These repetitive behaviors can help fulfill a need for oral

Autism and Humming: Understanding Vocal Stims https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/autism-and-humming/
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Autism and Humming: Understanding Vocal Stims

We’ve all done it. We’ve all caught ourselves absent-mindedly humming a tune as we go about our day. But humming is also connected to autism spectrum disorder. It’s one of many repetitive behaviors that autistic children may perform for vocal stimming. Humming, in and of itself, is not necessarily a predictor of autism spectrum disorder,

Autism and Puberty Aggression: What You Need to Know https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/autism-and-puberty-aggression/
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Autism and Puberty Aggression: What You Need to Know

As a teenager going through puberty, I experienced a rough time. There were bouts of frustration, anger, and aggression. It was incredibly difficult to control my emotions. I remember it being some of the hardest transitions of my life, and I’m considered neurotypical. For children on the autism spectrum, that transition can be even more

Managing Separation Anxiety in Autistic Children https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/autism-separation-anxiety/
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Managing Separation Anxiety in Autistic Children

Everyone in the world has experienced separation anxiety at some point in their life. For some, it may be their first trip to a sleepaway camp. For others, it may be leaving the nest for college or employment. But what about children with autism and separation anxiety? When a child with autism spectrum disorder experiences

Autism Elopement: Causes, Risks, and Prevention https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/autism-elopement/
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Autism Elopement: Causes, Risks, and Prevention

“Joey!” I went running out of my house, screaming my son’s name. While I was in the bathroom, he had learned how to unlock our deadbolt and was in the driveway headed for the street. It was one of the scariest moments of my life when I realized my son was not in the house.