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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.

An Exclusive Look at AUTISM with Julie Laurent

An Exclusive Look at AUTISM with Julie Laurent

Encouragement speaker Derrick Hayes gives an AUTISM interview by asking six questions through each letter in the word “autism” to give readers an insightful perspective from parents, experts, entrepreneurs, and other leaders in the field. Today’s AUTISM Interview is with Julie Laurent, a country manager in charge of developing CommunicoTool, an app to help nonverbal… Continue Reading

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?

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… Continue Reading

How to Improve Communication with Your Child’s Teacher Now

How to Improve Communication with Your Child’s Teacher Now

The new school year can be a source of stress for many children and even more so for children with autism.  There are new people to meet, new routines to learn, and all the while having to navigate this real-world environment we call school.  Communicating with your child’s teacher is critical to your child’s success. … Continue Reading

New Partnership Formed to Better Assist Autism Community

New Partnership Formed to Better Assist Autism Community

Autism Parenting Magazine recently announced a partnership with the American Autism Association. The American Autism Association is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to supporting families with autistic children, and increasing awareness of the varied difficulties individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) face. Their mission is to help families through their journey as they raise a child with… Continue Reading

Weighted Blankets for Autism: Reducing Anxiety and Providing a Good Night’s Sleep

Weighted Blankets for Autism: Reducing Anxiety and Providing a Good Night’s Sleep

Sensory processing disorders and autism Many children with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) struggle with sensory issues including sensory processing disorder (SPD). Chantal Sicile-Kira, “The Autism Advocate,” describes SPD as “a neurological disorder that causes difficulties with processing information from the five senses: vision, auditory, touch, olfaction, and taste, as well as from the sense… Continue Reading