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Issue 55 – Celebrating with the People We Love

Issue 55 – Celebrating with the People We Love

  Buy Single Issue Subscribe today and save 50% Features: Why Children with Autism Need Family Holiday Traditions Great tips on how to prepare a rigid child for the many changes the season brings as well as the benefits of family traditions. Brittany Fichter Inspiring Boy “Breaks” Through Autism and Its Stereotypes A mother shares… Continue Reading

7 Simple Ways to Make Travel Easier with Autism

7 Simple Ways to Make Travel Easier with Autism

Are you busy planning for a family vacation this summer, but anticipating the travel experience with more anxiety than enthusiasm?  If you have a child who struggles with flexibility, remaining emotionally level, and controlling impulses, you may be recalling from past experiences that – as excited as everyone was to get to the Magic Kingdom,… Continue Reading

New Equine Simulator Therapy Provides a Unique Sense of Calm

New Equine Simulator Therapy Provides a Unique Sense of Calm

Horseback riding therapy has been successfully prescribed to treat children and adults with developmental challenges like autism and Asperger’s for several decades now as part of a comprehensive therapeutic package. Scientists concluded long ago that the horse’s multidimensional rhythmic movement, which resembles the natural walking gait of a human, can achieve specific therapeutic outcomes. It… Continue Reading

Simple Ways to Help Your Child with Autism Learn Flexible Thinking

Simple Ways to Help Your Child with Autism Learn Flexible Thinking

Children with autism are often frustrated with changes in their daily schedule, or the unexpected actions of another person.  Parents and teachers often find themselves responding to the behavioral outcome of the stress and anxiety involved with this “inflexible thinking,” rather than teaching flexible thinking in a systematic way. Here are five tips that may… Continue Reading