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Anxiety and Autism: Best Ways to Relieve the Effects of Anxiety

Anxiety and Autism: Best Ways to Relieve the Effects of Anxiety on Autism https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/anxiety-and-autism/

Anxiety and autism disorders Approximately 40 percent of children with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) also have an anxiety disorder (Steensel, Bögels, & Perrin, 2011). Anxiety can exacerbate symptoms of ASD making communication and social interactions increasingly difficult. Helping a child with autism learn practical skills to manage his/her anxiety can improve quality of life […]

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Life With ASD: Hurry Up and Slow Down Already

Life With ASD: Hurry Up and Slow Down Already https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/ups-and-down-of-autism/

There is a steady slowdown of cars in front of us on our way to a swim meet. My son, who was diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) at an early age, starts to show his agitation. Anxiety violently announces itself in the form of rapid-fire questions. “Why are we stopping?” “How long is this […]

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Are Girls on the Spectrum Not Being Diagnosed?

Are Girls on the Spectrum Not Being Diagnosed? https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/are-girls-not-being-diagnosed/

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reports as of 2015 that autism spectrum disorder (ASD)/Asperger’s syndrome (AS) affects 1 out of 68 children in our country. Previously, it was thought that ASD was diagnosed in boys to girls 10:1. Statistics report a slight shift in diagnosis that results in 1 out of 42 boys and […]

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How does the Affordable Care Act benefit people on the Autism Spectrum?

Care coordination and client-centered care are promising concepts by Maayan Jaffe More than one-third of individuals in Ohio diagnosed with a developmental disability are dually diagnosed with a mental health disorder, according to a report published by the Ohio Coordinating Center of Excellence for Mental Illness and Developmental Disabilities (MIDD CCOE). Ohio’s statistic are in-line […]

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