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Rita Roem

    Rita Roem

    Rita Roem is a lifetime writer recently turned author. She was a high school English teacher for twenty years but left teaching not long after her youngest son was diagnosed with autism. She spends her time caring for him and the whole family along with helping other parents of children with autism find resources and cope. She lives with her family of four in Northern Colorado. For more info visit turninginsideout.weebly.com

    How to Create the Dream Team for Your Autistic Child

    How to Create the Dream Team for Your Autistic Child https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/dream-team-for-autistic-child/

    You won’t be able to build a dream team, even in a city rich in services if you don’t first identify what you and your child need, and that is difficult because you probably don’t know all that is out there, and what you need often changes.  Look to your child for guidance. Once you […]

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    A Changing Child With Autism Needs a Changing Parent

    A Changing Child With Autism Needs a Changing Parent https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/changing-child-autism-needs-parent/

    Diagnosis often brings with it clarity of thought. We are given an explanation and often concrete actions in the shape of therapy. A lot of therapy. We take our child to so much therapy that our clarity becomes lost in the fog of scheduling, implementing, analyzing, assessing, researching, changing, and repeating that cycle. Then one […]

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    Terrific Ways to Join Community Fun With Autism

    Terrific Ways to Join Community Fun With Autism https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/terrific-ways-join-community-autism/

    For many of us, when we realize our child does not interact typically or when we receive the autism spectrum disorder (ASD) diagnosis, we retreat from the world, narrowing our social interactions to only the most necessary while we learn to cope. My son seemed to delight in this retreat; we created a ‘nation of […]

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