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Leslie Burby

Leslie Burby is the former Editor-in-Chief of Autism Parenting Magazine and a public speaker on autism related issues. She is the author of three autism related books: Emotional Mastery for Adult's with Autism (2013); Early Signs of Autism in Toddlers, Infants and Babies (2014); and the children's book Grace Figures Out School (2014).

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Big Apple Oranges – The resource for NYC special needs children and their families Why the name ‘Big Apple Oranges’? Well, Big Apple refers to New York City and this guide is for families with special needs children in the 5 boroughs (although the laws and regulations are state-wide). The orange, like the apple, is […]

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Go Ahead – Play with Your Food

People often ask me, “How do you stay sane with three small children at home and no car?” since we only have one vehicle which is mostly used to transport my husband to work and school.  The answer is simple, “Keep everyone busy.” How do I do this? I “steal moments” when I can. Meaning […]

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Town Hall Birmingham is hosting world’s first, publicly available relaxed performance for people with autism

Town Hall Birmingham is hosting what we believe to be the UK’s first, if not world’s first, publicly available relaxed performance for people with autism this Sunday 22 March. This weekend THSH is staging The Relaxed Performance featuring James Rowney (local autistic ventriloquist from Sutton) and Orchestra of the Swan, which we think is potentially […]

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Mallory’s Marvelous Muffins

I had the pleasure of reviewing Mallory’s Marvelous Muffins because they not only have the typical occasion baskets (such as holiday, get well, bereavement, congratulations, thank you, specific corporate baskets and many more) but they also have autism awareness baskets. They have many flavors of muffins, cookies, and coffee cakes. They even have customized gluten-free […]

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Interview with Dr. Maria Wynne

Interview Dr Maria Wynne

Interview with Dr. Maria Wynne Leslie Burby: Hi, thanks for joining me, I’m Leslie Burby, editor-in-chief of Autism Parenting Magazine and today we are here with Dr. Maria Wynne of Wynne Solutions and today we are going to talk about Tele-health. Thanks for joining me today doctor. Dr. Maria Wynne: Thanks for having me. Leslie […]

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Sensory Activities that children will want to do

I noticed this summer that beanbags have made a comeback in society. In my family, they are somewhat of a staple. My two children that are on the spectrum have a tendency to throw. I learned when my oldest was young that bean bags help lessen the incidence of throwing. Therapists suggested buying a bean […]

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Tactile Play with the use of sand

Sensory Corner While planning sensory activities for the Activities 4 All Abilities class that I hold, I stumbled upon www.HouseofBurke.blogspot.com. She had the great idea of combining sand with paint. In the summer I fully support my kids getting messy and then washing them off with the hose.  I liked her idea because it didn’t […]

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Issue 20 – Science of Supplements

If you would like to buy a single issue you can buy it using our iOS App or get a PDF version on gumroad at https://gum.co/kqfz Alternatively if you would like to get these automatically delivered to you, you can get a subscription emailed to you by subscribing at https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/pdfsubscription/ Issue 20 features: Bike to the Future by […]

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Sensory Corner

Sensory Corner

Sensory Corner One of the greatest things you can do with your child is play. If they have sensory sensitivities, then helping them with sensory regulation through play is even more important to your child’s development.  Below are some fun ways to incorporate sensory play while playing with your kid/s. Flour One of the biggest […]

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