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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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The Awesome Rewards of Teaching James

The Awesome Rewards of Teaching James https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/rewards-teaching-james

This is what I know: I love teaching James. It was about six years ago that I was asked to teach James*.  He was 25 at the time. I’d never known, much less taught, anyone with autism before, but his mother was so sweet and so excited by the idea, I thought I’d give it […]

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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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Issue 58 – The Greatest Love of All: Family

Issue 58 - The Greatest Love of All: Family

  Buy Single Issue Subscribe today and save 50% Features: 8 Valentine’s Day Wishes For Special Needs Families The founder of Your Autism Coach, LLC shares her special Valentine’s Day wishes for you and the people you love most. Deanna Picon Winning Ways to Share the Love With All of Your Children Learn simple and […]

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HELP: I Need Advice on Talking About Puberty with Daughter with Autism

I am a single dad raising my autistic daughter. Can you give me any advice on educating her and helping her navigate puberty and her menstrual cycle? I’m lost!  —Tony Hey Tony, I first want to applaud you for understanding the importance of helping guide your daughter through this transition into womanhood! All girls need […]

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