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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.

How Journaling with My ASD Son Created a Special Life Connection

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Recently I was searching the house for something. We have no storage space so “storage” is pretty much anywhere I can stuff something and finding “said something” later often proves to be an all day event. I never did find what I was looking for but I did come across DC’s Journal from way back in […]

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The Most Beautiful Smile – Taking the Time to Absorb the Joy

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My daughter is beautiful. I look at my baby girl and she takes my breath away. It has nothing to do with her blonde hair or her sparkling blue eyes, though they’re a nice touch. What makes my daughter beautiful is her smile. For the longest time, I couldn’t define exactly why this was the […]

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Affordable Emergency App Makes Difference in Autism Community

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It’s Simple Math: ICE + Autism = Better Care Paramedics do amazing things every day; I know because I used to be one. They are often the first responders on the scene of a collision, fire, workplace accident or even a natural disaster. In addition to attending to the urgent medical needs of those on […]

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10 Things Medics Need to Know about Your Autism

Accidents happen. We all hope for the best, but being prepared for the unexpected is particularly important for people with autism. The heightened level of anxiety associated with an emergency can turn a challenging event into a nightmare, so being ready is of the utmost importance Owing to the complex and individual nature of autism, […]

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On the Spectrum poem

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  one awaying stoneheld distant one paced intention raging one hiding uneasy careful one scab-traced profile screaming one stepping hidden brave one sightless joyful smiling one listing dark becalmed one bespoken spell broke maging one veiling spirit woven one reservoir deep holding one keening foresaken foolish one rifting voice transposing one hopeful losting bright one […]

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A Sneak Peek… When Autism Comes to Roost : A Family’s Journey From Denial to Acceptance

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  It was a typical middle class family with two professional parents and four kids when the parents began receiving notes from nursery school about their third child, Max. This set the family on an unexpected journey together as they struggled to accept and accommodate. An illuminating read for any family faced with an emerging […]

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How To Help Your Aspie Learn Social Skills: The 6 P’s To Social Skills Coaching For Parents

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In this episode of Dr. G Aspie Show, Mary B. Moore teaches Dr. G some awesome social skills games. The key ingredient to developing and keeping friendships is having shared joy and conversation skills. These social skills games are great tools to help your child find shared joy with others and have a fun and […]

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Autism Expert Invents New Method to Help Kids Communicate Better

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If your child with autism is verbal, have you ever experienced these kinds of situations? Your son hasn’t been starting conversations with others about his recent summer vacation, so you instruct him, “Tell Grandma about your vacation.”  When he responds with unimportant or unexciting details, you find yourself guiding him, “Tell Grandma about the big […]

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What Happens to My Child’s Coverage if Special Needs Support is Cut?

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Andrew asks: As I read on-line, I continue to see the services in so many states being reduced or in danger of being reduced due to frozen budgets or reduced budgets.  For instance, in California more than $1 billion was cut from the Department of Developmental Services, and it has not come back yet, while […]

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How to Help Your Child with Autism Overcome Picky Eating

How to Help Your Child with Autism Overcome Picky Eating https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/how-to-help-your-asd-child-overcome-picky-eating-now/

Picky Eating is the common term for what Picky Eaters do. These children are hard to please and to feed in general, but they rarely end up starving themselves. Patterns of over-selecting food are common among children with developmental disorders, but they are also common among all children. Estimates vary widely among studies, but in […]

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