Tag Archives for " asd spectrum "

Dating and Special Needs: Are You Ready?

Dating and Special Needs: Are You Ready? https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/ready-for-dating-special-needs/

Most parents of teens tell me they are not ready for their baby to date!  No question, their teens are curious, developing sexually in a typical manner (thank you, puberty), wondering/anxious about dating, and are truly considering the possibility of dating.  Before we get to the horrors and anxieties of dating, let’s recall some of […]

Continue reading

Simple Ways To Improve Eating Habits When Your Child has ASD

Simple Ways To Improve Eating Habits When Your Child has ASD https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/ways-improving-autism-eating-habits/

Does your child only eat very specific foods? Are you concerned your child isn’t getting the right nutrition? Does your child gobble down his/her meal? A simple solution is available, and the only equipment you need is your smartphone or a tablet. The solution is video self-modeling (VSM), and it is proven to work with […]

Continue reading

Assistive Communication Devices for Children with Autism

Assistive Communication Devices for Children with Autism https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/assistive-technology-autism/

If you are wondering, “How can assistive technology help a child with autism?” you are not alone. Using different types of alternative forms of communication for autism has been proven to improve communication outcomes in children with language delays. The benefits of assistive technology for autism are widely recognized by speech-language pathologists. This article will […]

Continue reading

5 Simple Ways to Encourage Your Child’s Language Development

5 Simple Ways to Encourage Your Child’s Language Development https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/simple-ways-to-encourage-childs-language-development

Having a child with language delay can be a challenging and fear-provoking experience for most parents. Fortunately, there are some simple tricks that you can do to help encourage your child to talk. 1. Create a Reason: In order to encourage a child to talk there first needs to be a reason for them to […]

Continue reading