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Expert Water Safety Advice When Your Child Has Autism

Expert Water Safety Advice When Your Child Has Autism https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/safety-advice-for-autistic-child/

For many families, gearing up for the summer is an exciting endeavor!   As the warmer weather begins, there are families opening pools, and there may be trips to a lake or the ocean.  While being active and outdoors is definitely something to be encouraged, it can also come with some increased risks for children with […]

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Expert Advice on Ways to Help a Child with a Sensorial Issue

Expert Advice on Ways to Help a Child with a Sensorial Issue https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/expert-advice-on-sensorial-issue/

My son, 17, is rubbing his elbows rather harshly against the arms of chairs or the console in the car.  Sometimes it is his knees that are “getting the treatment” and you don’t dare stop him or he will lose it and go into crisis.  I am wondering how to help him with this sensorial […]

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Internet Safety Rules You Need to Teach Your Child with ASD

Internet Safety Rules You Need to Teach Your Child with ASD https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/internet-safety-rules-to-teach/

The Internet has been a game changer. It is estimated that 95% of teenagers aged 12-17 are online.While the Internet has connected us to others and made information much more accessible, it also poses a tremendous potential threat to your child’s safety if left to his/her own devices.Essentially, the Internet presents us a means by […]

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Expert Advice on How to Help Your Teenager with Autism Thrive

Expert Advice on How to Help Your Teenager with Autism Thrive

As the years have progressed in my career working with children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and their families, I have had the privilege to work with more and more teenagers. I have met some remarkable young men and women with autism who have taught me a lot, and I have had the honor of […]

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How to Prepare Your Autistic Child for a Weather Emergency

How to Prepare Your Autistic Child for a Weather Emergency https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/preparing-autistic-child-for-weather-emergency

While the summer months involve the best weather of the year for some of us, the weather may be more volatile and a source of tremendous stress for others.  For example, depending on where you live, summertime might bring an increased risk of tornados or hurricanes.  While preparing for an emergency is not really something […]

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Simple Ways to Make Pokémon GO! Safe with Autism

By now you have probably heard of Pokémon Go!  It is a mobile game developed by Niantic that includes location-based augmentative reality.  In other words, using the GPS on your phone, the game identifies real-world locations near you and the “digital you” on your phone screen searches for, captures and trains Pokémons in your own […]

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High Quality ABA Treatment:  What Every Parent Needs to Know

Dr. Stephen Shore once said “If you’ve met one person with autism, you’ve met one person with autism.”  As many of you know, the Centre for Disease Control and Prevention reports that there are now 1 in 68 children living with autism in the United States.  What this means for each child and his/her family […]

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