Is There a Link Between Autism and Stubbornness? https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/autism-stubbornness/

My son refuses to watch the Barbie movie. He insists Oppenheimer is the better of the two films that made up the Barbenheimer craze of 2023. Here’s the thing: he’s never seen either movie. Jeremy insists Oppenheimer is good and Barbie is bad due to stubbornness. He is also on the autism spectrum. Is there

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How to Create a Personal Space Social Story https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/personal-space-social-story/

Social stories about personal space can help a person with autism to understand their personal space boundaries better while respecting those of others. Social stories can range from being a personal space social story that helps the individual better understand personal space boundaries and respect the personal space of others to different situations, like visiting

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Autism and Aggression: A Social Story for Hitting https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/social-story-hitting/

“Ow! Joey’s hitting me!” That phrase has been said far too often in my home. My son is considered “profound” on the autism spectrum and needs a lot of redirection. So, what do you do when your child is aggressive and hitting? Many autism advocates suggest using a social story for hitting. In simple terms,

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Expert Q&A Peer Relationships and Autism https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/peer-relationships-related-to-autism/

Here is some expert advice from Michelle Ridsdale on peer relationships related to autism. Sometimes, parents are concerned about their children’s peer relationships. They want to know what the experts say and what things parents should look for in their autistic child’s behavior, attitude, self-esteem, etc. Positive peer relationships and peer acceptance are difficult for

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