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Kim Barloso

    Kim Barloso

    Kim Barloso is a professional researcher and writer for Autism Parenting Magazine who examines the most recent information regarding autism spectrum disorders. A graduate of the University of Santo Tomas, she lives in the Philippines with her two children, one of whom has autism.

    Autism Myths vs Autism Facts

    Autism Myths vs Autism Facts https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/autism-myths-and-facts/

    While the term autism spectrum disorder (ASD) has been used by scientists and doctors for decades, we don’t have all the answers surrounding this developmental disability. Finding the advice and support autism families need can be challenging as there is a lot of inconsistent information and technical progress can be slow. To understand autism and […]

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    Homeschooling a Child With Autism

    Autism Education: Homeschooling a Child With Autism https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/homeschooling-with-autism-child/

    If you’re considering the homeschooling path for your child, chances are you’re not satisfied with your child’s current educational setting. Whether it’s a public or private school, some parents or guardians discover the typical learning environment there just contains too many factors that can negatively impact their children. What works well for some children with […]

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    Benefits of Weighted Pencils for Autism

    Benefits of Weighted Pencils for Autism https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/benefits-weighted-pencils-for-autism/

    Several reports from parents, teachers, and therapists of children with autism have noted they have minor difficulties with handwriting skills. Some children on the spectrum are not able to write as well as their neurotypical peers. It is for this reason that weighted pencils were introduced and became popular among parents and occupational therapists. When […]

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    Types of Autism Behavior Interventions

    https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/types-of-autism-behavior-interventions/

    What is an autism intervention? Intervention for autism involves taking action, often with outside help, to improve a specific condition or behavior. A successful intervention requires the cooperation of the child, parent, and therapist. With consistent practice and teamwork, interventions can make a difference. There are many interventions that address the many challenges parents encounter […]

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    Oppositional Defiant Disorder Treatment Plan

    Oppositional Defiant Disorder Treatment Plan https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/oppositional-defiant-disorder-treatment-plan/

    What Is Oppositional Defiant Disorder? Oppositional defiant disorder (ODD) is a type of behavior disorder mostly seen in children. Children with ODD have consistent behavior patterns which include being argumentative and defiant towards parents and other figures of authority. According to documentation from the DSM-5, oppositional defiant disorder is “a pattern of angry/irritable mood, argumentative/defiant […]

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    Autism and Depression: Connections Between Autism, Mental Health, Emotions, and Other Co-Relating Conditions

    Autism and Depression: Connections Between Autism, Mental Health, Emotions, and Other Co-Relating Conditions https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/autism-and-depression/

    What is depression? Psychiatry.org defines depression as a medical illness that causes “feelings of sadness and/or a loss of interest in activities once enjoyed.” People with autism, particularly teens and adults, are prone to depression. At this stage of their lives, autistic teens and adults have more social experiences. As a result, they can go […]

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    Autism Books for Children on the Spectrum

    Autism Books for Children on the Spectrum https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/autism-books-for-children-on-spectrum

    Books are excellent teaching tools for kids and adults alike as they are helpful for tackling some of the challenges surrounding autism spectrum disorder (ASD). For a lot of people on the spectrum and their families, reading books about autism is a great way to educate and to help manage everyday life. Quick Navigation Best […]

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