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5 Simple Art Projects For a Child with Special Needs

5 Simple Art Projects For a Child with Special Needs https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/art-projects-for-special-needs/

There’s a reason children are encouraged to draw and paint at a young age. One of the most important reasons for this is to develop the critical motor skills. Interestingly, studies have also shown that exposure to art at a young age can help children develop socially and emotionally and it teaches them analytical and […]

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Seeing Autism Through My Child’s Eyes

Seeing Autism Through My Child’s Eyes https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/seeing-autism-through-eyes

It was the fall of 2016. Our dew covered lawn provided safe harbor for a few of the bubbles that had landed rather gently. Beginning to realize my son’s condition, I watched as he stopped popping the bubbles, and gently squatted alongside to gaze within the sparkling spheres. At about 16 months, he lost his […]

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Leah’s Voice – a Celebration of Inclusion and Acceptance

Creativity and compassion are contagious in the DeMonia family. Between writing, drawing, and acting as advocates for children with autism, Lori DeMonia and her daughters, Leah and Sarah, are an inspiration to all families. Lori, a mom who has worked in behavioral health as a therapeutic staff support with special needs children for more than […]

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Issue 16 – Keeping Kids Active

Editor’s Letter Dear Readers, When my daughters were young I found it impossible to join groups or activities. My daughters were born only twelve months apart and for most events there needed to be a 1:1 ratio of parent to child. Plus I could only go to locations that were big enough to have an […]

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