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How to Plan a Great Trip to Disney World With Special Needs

How to Plan a Great Trip to Disney World With Special Needs https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/great-trip-with-special-needs/

A trip to Disney World is supposed to be fun for the whole family, including your child or teen with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Identifying the potential trouble areas and activities and preparing in advance will make a significant difference for your whole group and allow you to navigate the parks with ease. Since the […]

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Sure Fire Ways to Get Your Child with ASD to Do Chores

Sure Fire Ways to Get Your Child with ASD to Do Chores http://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/asd-child-do-chores/

Are you sick of telling your kids over and over again to do their chores? Are you sick of the fighting and sibling rivalry?  What if you could use this rivalry to get chores done? I call it subcontracting and have been using this tool for more than 20 years. It’s great for ADHD, ASD, […]

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A Mom’s Story: When Homeschooling is the Best Choice for Life Learning

A Mom's Story: When Homeschooling is the Best Choice for Life Learning http://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/when-homeschooling-is-the-best-choice-for-life-learning

As we approach graduation with my child with autism, I am able to reflect back on our journey. What an amazing journey it has been these last 10 years. I have seen my child blossom before my eyes with the knowledge that I had a hand in his success. We pulled Logan out of school […]

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Valentine’s Day Date Ideas When It’s Hard to Go Out

Valentine's Day Date Ideas When It's Hard to Go Out http://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/valentines-day-date-ideas/

My husband Gary and I have been together for longer than I care to remember, and those who know us well know that romance comes way down in our list of priorities.  He’s busy with his full time job, and his fitness regime and I’m busy holding the fort at home and – well being […]

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Ways to Survive ASD Parenting and Stay Thankful

Ways to Survive ASD Parenting and Stay Thankful

I have four teenagers, and the youngest has autism.  Is survival possible?  Yes, it really is.  I know people who’ve come out on the other side sane.  Here are some survival strategies that have helped us stay the course of turning our woes into “whoas.” Listen to music. 80’s, disco, easy listening…create a playlist of […]

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