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Mindfulness: How It Can Help Your Stressed Child With ASD

Many children and teenagers with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) suffer from anxiety and stress.  Research suggests nearly 55% of all children with ASD are actually living with a comorbid anxiety disorder (De Bruin et al, 2006).  One intervention that has garnered a lot of evidence to support its use in helping individuals with anxiety is […]

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How You Can Help Kiddos on the Spectrum Cope with Anxiety

How You Can Help Kiddos on the Spectrum Cope with Anxiety https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/asd-kids-cope-with-anxiety/

Children with autism often have a difficult time managing their emotions due to lack of language and not understanding how to express themselves in ways that are socially acceptable and appropriate. If your child is anything like mine, he or she is usually worried about something and often unable to move on from minor events […]

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4 Valuable Ways You Can Help Your ASD Child Handle Holiday Stress

4 Valuable Ways You Can Help Your ASD Child Handle Holiday Stress https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/ways-to-help-asd-child-handle-holiday-stress

Holidays are a great time to connect with families and friends! Because the holidays are a time to enjoy the wonderful foods and traditions that may only come about this time of the year, most families cherish the holidays and look forward to the day they arrive. However, for some parents, it can be a […]

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Using Mindfulness to Conquer Parental Stress Now

Mindfulness

As the parent of a child with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), life may be filled with emotional ups and downs. Periods of calm can abruptly shift to episodes of intensely challenging behavior that disrupt family equilibrium. Likewise, deeply difficult days can soften to reveal moments of great joy. The chaos of parenting a child with […]

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