Category Archives for "Autism Articles"

Top autism articles previously published in Autism Parenting Magazine that focus on issues that affect people with autism, including Asperger’s syndrome. Articles include best ways to master skills and find everyday solutions.

Autistic kids proven to be more social with animal present

In a recent study published by PlusOne.org, Marguerite O’Haire shared the results of her study of ASD kids ages 5-13 socially interacting with neurotypical children.  The study used 99 children from 15 different classrooms and grouped one autistic child with two neuro-typicals for three ten-minute sessions with toys and then 3 ten-minute sessions with guinea […]

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Wholeness and Completion Issues

Wholeness and Completion Issues by Leslie Burby If your child or a student that you teach, seems defiant or like they “just won’t listen,” then you need to read this article. When my daughter, (who has Asperger’s Syndrome), was a toddler I had concerns that she was deaf at times because of the way she […]

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Hope for Bullied Kids on the Spectrum

Bullyingby Leslie BurbyBullying is a very real and very prevalent problem among kids and teens on the spectrum.  However, a new study released by Autism Research Group (ARG) and Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD) was able to prove that autistic children are able to “detect and respond to lies told by others attempting […]

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Q&A – How can I help a child with selective mutism?

This is the question of the month as featured in Issue Number 13 Question from Yvonne: Hi Leslie, I am a subscriber of the Autism Parenting Magazine, which I find is of great interest. I have a question, I am an educator and I am supporting a child having an autism impairment. The problem is […]

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CBBC Newsround program wins Emmy Kids award

  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FeGaffIJvHM A documentary produced by children’s BBC about living with Autism has won the best factual program at the 2013 international Emmy Kids Award. Childrens BBC Newsround is a section of the British Broadcasting Corporation devoted entirely to producing factual and interesting content for children. This particular program was created after the Newshound team […]

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Q&A Section – How do I explain the adoption to my ASD daughter?

This is the question of the month as featured in Issue Number 12 Question from Jo: This question may not be a fit for this forum but it is a problem I have been grappling with for a while. Our almost 6 year old daughter, who is on the spectrum, is adopted. We took custody […]

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Q&A Section – Should you let your child use social media?

This is the question of the month as featured in Issue Number 9 Question: Can social media help my teen? Should I allow my child to use social media? Answer: A Note from the Editor: Dear Parents and Guardians, While I do support the use of social media to help teens and even adults build […]

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KinderKord: A Safe Way To Stay Connected

  KinderKord by Joan Lunden   KinderKord is a wrist to wrist connection for you and your child which leaves your hands free–while keeping your child physically connected to you.   Backstory: The KinderKord was invented by Joan Lunden and her husband Jeffrey Konigsburg when concerned about keeping their two sets of twins safe. The only option […]

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