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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 […]

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Simple Ways To Improve Eating Habits When Your Child has ASD

Simple Ways To Improve Eating Habits When Your Child has ASD http://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 […]

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Assistive Communication Devices for Children with Autism

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

Communication issues and autism For many children with autism, communication issues are one of the first telltale signs of autism spectrum disorder (ASD). As autism covers a spectrum of challenges, children can present communication issues differently from one another. Some children might have a large vocabulary and learn to read at a young age but […]

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5 Simple Ways to Encourage Your Child’s Language Development

5 Simple Ways to Encourage Your Child’s Language Development http://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 […]

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