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CBD Oil for Autism: Benefits and Usage Guide

CBD Oil Benefits for Spectrum https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/cbd-oil-autism/

Have you been following the recent news reporting the benefits of CBD oils for autism? While scientific studies are underway, families report CBD oils can reduce stress for people on the autism spectrum, as well as lessen aggression, self-injurious behaviors, and anxiety surrounding social interactions. Recent reports indicate CBD can aid children with co-occurring seizures. […]

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Benefits, Uses, and Importance of Occupational Therapy for Autism

Benefits, Uses, and Importance of Occupational Therapy for Autism https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/occupational-therapy-for-autism

What is occupational therapy? The role of occupational therapy for autism is to help the child participate in the things they want and need to do through the therapeutic use of everyday activities. (“About Occupational Therapy,” 2019) Occupational therapy takes a holistic approach to the client’s wellbeing. It addresses the physical, psychological, and cognitive aspects […]

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Autism Warrior Siena Castellon Passionate Teen Helps Young People With Learning Differences

Autism Warrior Siena Castellon Passionate Teen Helps Young People With Learning Differences https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/siena-castellon-young-people-learning/

Autism Warrior: Siena Castellon Creator of www.QLMentoring.com, a fun and engaging website designed by a teen to provide mentoring, support, resources and information specifically tailored for autistic youth and children with learning differences. Siena is autistic, dyslexic, and dyspraxic. She also has ADHD. When Siena was 13 years old, she searched online for information about […]

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Issue 76 – Raising A Child with Autism

Buy Single IssueSubscribe today and save 50%Features:The Road to Independence with Special Needs Begins with a Single StepAn autism advocate and mother to a young man with autism shares their tender journey together as she teaches him essential life skills.Kimberly Reeves, MEd  Seven Heartfelt Father’s Day Gifts For Special Needs DadsA loving letter of thanks […]

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The Urgent Need to Stop Criminalizing Autism

The Urgent Need to Stop Criminalizing Autism https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/stop-criminalizing-autism/

Behavioral experts say one of the key things teachers should know when dealing with a child on the autism spectrum is to not take that child’s seemingly rude or aggressive behavior personally.  Just as with any child, they say, various circumstances can trigger special needs children to express enjoyment, anger, sadness, as well as any […]

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Asperger’s Expert Wants a World Where People with Autism Fulfill Their Dreams

Asperger's Expert Wants a World Where People with Autism Fulfill their Dreams Frank Gaskill https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/people-autism-fulfilling-dreams

Autism Warrior: Dr. Frank Gaskill Dr. Gaskill is cofounder of Southeast Psych, one of the biggest psychology practices in the United States. The practice employs more than 50 clinicians who are always ready to provide the services needed by their patients. Dr. Gaskill specializes in the treatment of autism and Asperger’s syndrome. Accomplishments: Dr. Gaskill […]

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New Partnership Formed to Better Assist Autism Community

New Partnership Formed to Better Assist Autism Community https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/new-partnership-formed-to-better-assist-autism-community

Autism Parenting Magazine recently announced a partnership with the American Autism Association. The American Autism Association is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to supporting families with autistic children, and increasing awareness of the varied difficulties individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) face. Their mission is to help families through their journey as they raise a child with […]

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Issue 72 – Sensory Solutions For Life

Autism Parenting Magazine Issue 71 - Navigating A New Year https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/issue-71-navigating-a-new-year/

Buy Single IssueSubscribe today and save 50%Features:Top Strategies To Enhance Your Child’s Capacity For Self LoveA parent coach provides two exciting activities to help encourage self-love.Connie Hammer, MSW, PCI Certified Parent Coach® Autism and ADHD: Do You Know How To Help With Co-occurring Conditions?Learn both the differences and similarities between autism and ADHD as well as […]

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Issue 71 – Navigating A New Year

Buy Single IssueSubscribe today and save 50%Features:Why Not Pledge to Cut Yourself Some Slack In the New Year?The father of a young, nonverbal boy compassionately reviews the true value of new year’s resolutions.James Guttman Easy Ways to Add Simple Communication Strategies to a Kid’s LifeA speech-language pathologist, parent coach, and autism expert describes ways to integrate […]

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Amazing Mom Transforms Language Education for People With Special Needs

Amazing Mom Transforms Language Education for People With Special Needs https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/language-education-for-special-needs

Autism Warrior: Laura Kasbar Creator of the Gemiini System, a groundbreaking new web-based program that helps people of all ages with autism, Down syndrome, stroke, and others with disabilities learn language and reading. Accomplishments: The Gemiini video production team recently expanded from the two-person startup that Laura founded alongside her eldest son, to an impressive enterprise of dozens […]

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A Fine Line Between the World of Giftedness and Autism

A Fine Line Between the World of Giftedness and Autism https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/line-between-giftedness-and-autism

She cannot get her face any closer to the paper. Her eyes move furtively. Using the rivets on the pads of her fingers, she navigates through the results of the graph. Comparing her three-year-old little girl to other little girls her age feels more like a critique as she studies her daughter’s assessment. As a mother, she should be excited about her daughter’s progress; but her eyes continually dart towards the areas of […]

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Issue 69 – The Gift of Calm This Season

Buy Single IssueSubscribe today and save 50%Features:Expert Advice On How To Manage Anxiety In Children With AutismA consultant psychiatrist with 20 years of clinical experience shares ways to ease your child’s anxiety and encourage stress management.Andrés Fonseca, MD, MSc, MRCPsych, FRSA Easy Ways To Create Some Calm For A Child With ASD This HolidayLearn 10 simple […]

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Issue 67 – Preparing for Adulthood With Autism

Buy Single IssueSubscribe today and save 50%Features:How to Transition Your Young Adult with Asperger’s Into the World Learn ways to help your adult child transition from living at home to successfully enter the adult world.Safia Fatima Mohiuddin What You Need to Know About the Benefits of AAC EvaluationsA certified speech-language pathologist answers five commonly asked questions […]

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Issue 62 – Motherhood: An Enduring Love

Autism Parenting Magazine Issue 62 - Motherhood: An Enduring Love https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/issue-62-motherhood-love

Buy Single IssueSubscribe today and save 50%Features:Celebrating the Love and Strength of Women in Our LivesIn celebration of Mother’s Day, autism advocate and attorney Areva Martin shares an intimate look at the enduring effect of strong and loving women.Areva Martin, Esq. Top Ways Autistic Teens Can Transition to the WorkplaceAn autistic job recruiter provides points to […]

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Issue 57 – Conquering A New Year

Autism Parenting Magazine - Issue 57

Buy Single IssueSubscribe today and save 50%Features:Let’s Hear It For This Year’s Special ContributorsA special recognition for our Top 15 Contributors for 2016 who have helped make Autism Parenting Magazine an award-winning magazine.Amy KD Tobik The Urgent Need to Stop Criminalizing AutismA leading attorney and autism/children’s rights advocate shares the vast need for the education and […]

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