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Why It’s Important to Embrace Autism Research

Why It’s Important to Embrace Autism Research https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/why-important-embrace-autism-research/

Research is very important for parents to understand—unfortunately, it isn’t something that a lot of families have time for or can easily access. It may seem that research exists in an ivory tower. I want to inspire you to embrace research. It helps inform the practitioners and teachers that work with your loved one on […]

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Improving Lifestyles and Planning for Tomorrow with Special Needs

Improving Lifestyles and Planning for Tomorrow with Special Needs https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/improving-and-planning-for-tomorrow/

All parents want their children to live wonderful lives, and they do all they can to make that a reality.  As your child with autism becomes an adult, that journey can become more and more challenging. It can become difficult to find services, to find a primary care provider who understands your adult child’s needs, […]

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Exciting Ways Sound and Music Can Help Your Child’s Development

Exciting Ways Sound and Music Can Help Your Child's Development sound-music-for-childs-development

Autism is a wide, all-encompassing term that covers a variety of conditions, most of which include a difficulty in connecting with others through communication and relationship skills.  First diagnosed in 1943 by the pioneering psychiatrist Leo Kanner, autism has been studied for over half a century, with researchers continuously discovering new methods to help care […]

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Ways Serving on the Board of Anderson Center for Autism Has Changed My Life Forever

Ways Serving on the Board of Anderson Center for Autism Has Changed My Life Forever https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/serving-autism-nonprofit-organization-life-changing

When people meet me, they pretty quickly realize I’m an engineer.  It has been a big part of my life since I graduated from the University of Notre Dame and got a job at IBM in East Fishkill, NY.  I studied electrical engineering and was fascinated by power.  I really didn’t like computers and only […]

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3 Amazing Ways Parents of ASD Teens Can Benefit from a Life Coach

Amazing Ways Parents of Teens with Autism Can Benefit From a Life Coach https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/life-coach-benefits-for-asd-teens

As a parent of a teen or young adult on the autism spectrum, you have probably had to focus most of your attention on getting all the pieces in place to ensure your student has a successful transition. Whether your son or daughter is going to college, entering the workplace, or learning to live independently, […]

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Simple Ways to Prevent Emergency Situations with Autism

Easy Ways to Prevent Emergency Situations with Autism https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/ways-preventing-emergency-situations-autism

Police are called to the scene of an accident. The driver is unconscious. In the back seat is an 8-year-old boy with blood coming from his forehead. The officer first on the scene sees the driver is unresponsive and the boy in the back is just staring at him. “Are you OK young man?” the […]

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4 Simple Ways Spouses Can Ensure Parenting Success with ASD

I am an avid reader.  I read tons of books and even more blogs.  As someone who considers himself to be a part of the special needs community, I often read a lot of blogs about special needs families.  Over the past two years, one of the things that I have discovered is that there […]

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False Confessions of People with Autism

False Confessions of People with ASD

It was estimated in 2012 by the U.S. Department of Justice that 30% of prisoners have a form of a cognitive disability.  Autism was included within the list of cognitive disabilities; however, there were no data that specifically indicated how many people within the autism spectrum are in the prison system.  It has been proven […]

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