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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.

    Craniosacral Therapy and Sensory Integration

    Craniosacral Therapy and Sensory Integration https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/craniosacral-therapy-and-sensory-integration/

    What is Craniosacral Therapy? Craniosacral therapy (CST) is a non-invasive, touch-based therapy that is part of cranial osteopathy. This therapy involves applying gentle pressure on the skull, spine, and parts of the pelvis. It is used by osteopaths, chiropractors, and massage therapists to relieve pain and discomfort. Practitioners claim that craniosacral therapy can melt away […]

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    Managing Autism Meltdowns, Tantrums and Aggression

    Managing Autism Meltdowns, Tantrums and Aggression https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/autism-meltdowns/

    To someone on the outside, a child with autism having a meltdown might appear like a child having a temper tantrum, but the circumstances and reasons are more complex than what meets the eye. Those who have cared for a child with autism will know that autism meltdowns need to be handled differently and with […]

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    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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    Autism Education: 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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    Best Sensory Room Ideas for Children with Autism

    Best Sensory Room Ideas for Children with Autism https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/best-sensory-room-ideas/

    What is a sensory room? A sensory room or sensory integration room is designed to provide calm, focus, and comfort to people with sensory processing problems, which often includes people with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The American Psychiatric Association’s Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, known as  DSM-5, mentions the atypical response to specific […]

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    Best Autism Apparels for Kids on the Spectrum

    Best Autism Apparels for Kids on the Spectrum https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/best-autism-apparels/

    Quick Navigation Sensory clothing for autismTarget Fun and Function Kozie Clothes Smart Knit Kids Calm Wear Kohl’s Autism awareness clothingAutism gifts and merchandise If you are caring for a child with autism, you are probably aware of sensory issues when it comes to clothing. Kids on the spectrum can be overly sensitive to clothing tags, seams, […]

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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 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 when […]

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    Expert Advice on Caring for Your ASD Child’s Teeth for Life

    Expert Advice on Caring for Your ASD Child’s Teeth for Life https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/advice-caring-asd-childs-teeth/

    When it comes to dental hygiene, it can be challenging for children with autism to regularly brush their teeth. They might experience discomfort when cleaning for the first time, making them dislike performing this important task. If you are a parent or a caregiver, you must be creative and consistent in finding ways to establish […]

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