Category Archives for "Resources for autism"

Autism Books for Children on the Spectrum

Autism Books for Children on the Spectrum https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/autism-books-for-children-on-spectrum

Books are excellent teaching tools for kids and adults alike as they are helpful for tackling some of the challenges surrounding autism spectrum disorder (ASD). For a lot of people on the spectrum and their families, reading books about autism is a great way to educate and to help manage everyday life. Best Books to […]

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Best Autism Apps For iPad, iPhone and Android

Best Autism Apps For iPad, iPhone and Android https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/autism-schools

This list of mobile applications has been compiled to help those living with autism and their families navigate daily challenges, enhance learning, and educate themselves on autism. Only the best apps for autism were selected. These apps are designed for use by individuals with autism aged from two years old to adults. Links to the […]

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How You Can Promote Autism Awareness This April

Autism awareness month In April 1970, the Autism Society celebrated the first Autism Awareness Month. During this month, the American public is encouraged to further educate themselves on autism, how to recognize the early warning signs, and support research efforts. Events are held nationwide and range from celebrations of the diversity of people with autism […]

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The Need to Grow – Advice on Changing your ASD Child’s Relationship with Food

The Need to Grow - Advice on Changing your ASD Child's Relationship with Food : http://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/changing-asd-child-relationship-with-food

My 12-year-old boy, Henry, an Aspie, has always had a difficult relationship with food.  He finds fruits and vegetables with mixed textures and tastes challenging.  Bright colors and strong flavors usually come armed with hidden unpleasant surprises like pips and plastic skin encasing wedges of acidic mini-pillows that involuntarily explode – and that’s just oranges! […]

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5 Simple Ways to Achieve Playdate Success with Your ASD Child

5 Simple Ways to Achieve Playdate Success with Your ASD Child http://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/5-simple-ways-to-achieve-playdate-success-with-your-asd-child

Teaching social skills can be a tricky endeavor because it is a good idea to practice the skills with other kids and in a variety of environments. Unfortunately, many of the families that I have worked with, and that I have read about, do not have many opportunities that are safe and comfortable for them […]

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Simple Tools to Help Your ASD Child Sleep Better Now

Simple Tools to Help Your ASD Child Sleep Better Now http://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/simple-tools-to-help-your-asd-child-sleep-better-now

Sleep problems are common in typically developing children, but can be particularly prevalent in children with Asperger’s and Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). These sleep problems often appear as difficulty falling asleep, staying asleep, or waking too early. Sleep is an essential element in emotional and physical health, and disruptions in sleep can negatively affect coping […]

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Regressive Autism – Why It Occurs

What is Regressive Autism? https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/what-is-regressive-autism

Has your talkative, engaged, and very energetic child suddenly become quiet and uninterested? Does your child exhibit new, unusual habits? Have you noticed speech regression? If you answered yes, then he/she may have what’s called regressive autism. Based on data from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), one in every 68 children […]

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Probiotics and Autism

Probiotics and Autism https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/probiotics-and-autism

Best Probiotics for Autism Many autism experts claim several types of foods and diets can treat children and adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Some autism researchers also believe there is a strong link between the functioning of the brain and the gut. But with the very large number of foods and recommended diets out […]

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Autism Potty Training – The Ultimate Guide

Autism Potty Training - The Ultimate Guide http://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/autism-potty-training-guide/

Training a child to use the potty can be hard—and teaching a child with autism to use the potty can be even harder. As we all know, it can take a little longer for children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) to master many everyday skills. As a result, mastering the skills to use the […]

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Gifts For An Autistic Child – The Ultimate Guide

Gifts For An Autistic Child – The Ultimate Guide https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/gifts-for-children-with-autism-guide

Finding the right gift for a child is not always a simple task. Children with autism have various sensitivities and needs. It is important to consider these when choosing an appropriate gift. We have prepared this ultimate guide of mom-approved gifts for kids with autism. But before going further, let’s first review what makes children with […]

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