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Great Ways Exercise Can Benefit Kids with Autism for Life

Great Ways Exercise Can Benefit Kids with Autism for Life

“There are many reasons to encourage fitness activities for youth and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders.  Regular physical activity has been shown to enhance both behavior and mood.” Fred R. Volkmar, M.D. Irving B. Harris Professor, Director – Child Study Center, Yale University School of Medicine, Chief of Child Psychiatry, Yale New Haven Hospital, Editor… Continue Reading

Expert Strategies You Need to Know for Taking Care of Your Mental Health

Expert Strategies You Need to Know for Taking Care of Your Mental Health

Getting Support for Yourself IS Supporting Your Family Just like most parents, parents of children with autism love and support their kids. They cherish their time together, and take pride in their child’s accomplishments.  And, just as all parents are concerned about their children’s well-being, parents of children with autism worry for their child’s health,… Continue Reading

Ways to Develop a Positive Sense of Self and Relationships on the Spectrum

Ways to Develop a Positive Sense of Self and Relationships on the Spectrum

An interview with Dr. Tony Attwood, Ph.D. AS/ASD expert In a previous article for Autism Parenting Magazine, I addressed erasing the prejudice of violence associated with individuals on the autism spectrum.  Although it is important to erase that growing prejudice, I mentioned that it would be negligent not to discuss the possibility of special interests… Continue Reading

Creating Inner Peace -The Benefits of Yoga for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Creating Inner Peace -The Benefits of Yoga for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

As the identification of autism is on the rise, now 1 in 68 children according to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), parents, educators and other professionals continue to be faced with the challenges of supporting children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in the home, school and community settings. Common challenges children with ASD face… Continue Reading