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Q&A HELP: My Non-Verbal Child Laughs After He Hits People

Q&A HELP: My Non-Verbal Child Laughs After He Hits People https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/child-laughs-after-hitting-people/

Question: My non-verbal four-year-old son started hitting people and himself and laughing. We thought he was just testing us, but the behavior has gotten worse over the past few months. We don’t know how to make him understand that he can’t do this. I think he’s frustrated because he can’t speak.—Christian Answer: This story is […]

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How Do You Teach Your Child With Autism Self-Esteem?

How Do You Teach Your Child With Autism Self-Esteem? http://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/autism-self-esteem/

How do I teach my kid to accept who he is with autism and help him reach his fullest potential to live a fulfilling life? – Raja Dear Raja, Having a healthy self-esteem is perhaps the single most important aspect of a person, and I believe it can be taught. In fact, my favorite presentation […]

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Help: My ASD Child With Anxiety Elopes from School

My ASD Child with Anxiety Elopes from School https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/asd-child-axnetiy-school

Dear Rob, I am contacting you in search of some advice regarding my lad. He’s 13 and in year nine where he is very unsettled at school having returned to sports college after a managed move to another school broke down. He walked out of school due to what we think is bullying starting from […]

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Help: Why Has Our Teen with Autism Stopped Talking to Us?

Help: Why Has Our Teen with Autism Stopped Talking to Us? https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/autism-teen-stopped-talking

Dear Rob, I have an 18-year-old teen daughter who has stopped talking to us, her parents, and has become socially isolated. She graduated from high school and is taking a gap year. I feel desperate and we must rely on ourselves to help her because we can’t afford professional help. — Marlene Dear Marlene: This […]

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Do You Need to Be a Special Ed Teacher to Homeschool a Child with ASD?

Do You Need to Be a Special Ed Teacher to Homeschool a Child with ASD? https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/special-education-teacher-homeschooling-autism

Dear Rob… I sure hope you are able to give me some advice. My eight-year-old son has autism spectrum disorder (ASD), attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), depression, stress, and anxiety. The school will listen, but does nothing to help as far as changing his Individualized Education Program (IEP) for behavior issues. I am doubting myself […]

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