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.

Warm Weather Safety

Warm Weather Safety

Warm Weather Safety By Megan Kelly Summer time is in full swing, and the warm weather is here. Fun in the sun, picnics, swimming, and outdoor play are all enjoyable ways for children to spend the summer season, but safety should always be kept in mind. Since children spend much more time outdoors during the […]

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Tactile Play with the use of sand

Sensory Corner While planning sensory activities for the Activities 4 All Abilities class that I hold, I stumbled upon www.HouseofBurke.blogspot.com. She had the great idea of combining sand with paint. In the summer I fully support my kids getting messy and then washing them off with the hose.  I liked her idea because it didn’t […]

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Sensory Corner

Sensory Corner

Sensory Corner One of the greatest things you can do with your child is play. If they have sensory sensitivities, then helping them with sensory regulation through play is even more important to your child’s development.  Below are some fun ways to incorporate sensory play while playing with your kid/s. Flour One of the biggest […]

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Book Feature: Autism & Travel: Strategies for Kids to Enjoy an Awesome Experience

Autism and Travel Book

Book Feature Autism & Travel: Strategies for Kids to Enjoy an Awesome Experience! Have you avoided travel with your child with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) because you were concerned that the demands of travel would be too much for him or you? If so, you are not alone. Travel can be scary and overwhelming for […]

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Q&A Section- What should I know as a relative of an autistic child?

Question: I am an extended family member of parents of an autistic child. We both live in the same metro area, but sadly we don’t relate. I have made numerous offers to have them visit my home, have had them with us on a couple weekend getaways, as well as traveling to their child’s milestone […]

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Least Restrictive Environment During the Summer

Last Restrictive Environment During the Summer

Least Restrictive Environment During the Summer By Megan Kelly The summer season is finally here, and it’s almost time for the long summer break from school. Summer brings warm weather, picnics, barbeques, swimming, and time for lots of outdoor activities. Despite all the fun, and pleasant things about summer, there is also the fact that […]

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Money Saving Suggestions

Get Paid Helping Disabled Child Home

How to Get Paid for Helping a Disabled Child in the Home by Leslie Burby   Instructions Call or visit your state’s disability state council. To find your state’s disability council click the link – http://www.nacdd.org/about-nacdd/council-listings-map.aspx#Connecticut Get the grant application forms that fit you and your family’s specific needs from the Vocational Rehabilitation and Public […]

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