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.

Q&A Section – How do I make activity schedules on iPads?

This is the question of the month as featured in Issue Number 11 Q&A: Activity Schedules Question: Should I do paper schedules or iPad activity schedules? Answer: Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) is an effective way to systematically teach skills to individuals with autism and reduce their problematic behaviors (Jensen & Sinclair, 2002). But ABA methods […]

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Q&A Section – Can I put organizational/study skills in my 9 year old son’s IEP?

This is the question as featured in Issue Number 5Question: Can I put organizational/study skills in my sons IEP? Also, how do I find a support group?Answer:We frequently get asked what qualifies for IEP goals.  In order to answer this clearly you must have an understanding of the meaning of “school accommodations and modifications” according […]

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Q&A Section – Does bullying belong in an IEP?

This is the question of the month as featured in Issue Number 10 Question: Can bullying being put into an IEP? Answer: In the USA and the UK bullying can be addressed in the IEP (Individualized Education Program).  In the USA, IDEA (Individuals with Disabilities Education Act) requires public schools to provide FAPE (Free Appropriate […]

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Q&A Section – How to prepare yourself to parent when you have autism?

This is the question as featured in Issue Number 3 Question: How do I prepare to parent children when I am autistic? We often receive many questions from people but the most common question must be: How to prepare to have children as an adult with Asperger’s? First and foremost, nothing can fully prepare you […]

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Q&A Section – I have a Hard Time dealing with my Son

This is the question of the month as featured in Issue Number 2 Question: I am at a stage in my life where Im tired, my son is slightly autistic, and is difficult to manage at times. He is completely stubborn and is given me a really hard time of late. He is nearly 9 […]

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Free Webinar – Spotting Signs of Autism in children – Diagnosis and Intervention. Fri 4th Oct

  This friday the 4th October at 13:00 EDT Autism Parenting Magazine will be running a free webinar  about Spotting signs of Autism in Children as well as options for early intervention. We will be broadcasting our webinar via google hangouts or on our youtube channel. You can also register for the event on facebook where […]

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Autism Parenting Podcast

After a little bit of work in the background we have now released the FREE Autism Parenting Podcast. The podcast will feature some of the interviews and topics we do on behalf of the magazine. The first one features an interview we did with Dr. John Pagano about Sensory Qi Gong Massage for Autism. The second features […]

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Today, Tomorrow, and Yesterday: Executive Functioning Tools, Tips, and Techniques for Young Adults with Asperger’s Syndrome

  In the post we give a free mini issue of the magazine away. The article is written by Dr. Michael McManmon, Founder, College Internship Program (CIP) about techniques for young adults with Asperger’s Syndrome. Young adults with Asperger’s Syndrome often feel overwhelmed by their first attempts at independent living.  Attending college, making friends, and learning […]

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An Interview with Janet Grillo, director and producer of the fly away movie

Leslie: So we are here today with Janet Grillo, and she is the writer, director and producer of the independent film, “Fly Away”. The movie explores the relationship between a mother and her teenage autistic daughter. The film has attained some rave reviews so far. Thank you for joining us today Janet! Janet Grillo: Well, […]

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Autistic Child Prodigy Jacob Barnett

Child prodigies have long been a fascination that interests the crowds, but Professor Joanne Ruthsatz attributes child prodigies to being autistic.  Dr. Ruthsatz has studied child prodigies for over 15 years and recently has focused on Jacob Barnett. Jacob Barnett has just turned 15 years old but is in college acing his honors courses.  If he continues […]

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