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How to Help Kids With Special Needs Avoid the Scaries this Halloween

How to Help Kids With Special Needs Avoid the Scaries this Halloween https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/special-needs-avoid-scary-halloween/

Halloween is easily one of the most anticipated holidays for children. It’s a day to dress up in the most fantastic costume, be anything you want to be, play pretend, and eat all of the sugary, sweet, colorful candy your parents never let you eat any other day of the year. But, as parents of […]

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How Can Sensory Deficits Impact Communication With ASD?

How Can Sensory Deficits Impact Communication With ASD? https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/sensory-deficits-communication-with-asd/

As we all learned in elementary school, there are five basic senses that we use to process the world around us; touch, hearing, vision, smell, and taste.  Our sense organs (e.g., eyes, nose, etc.) receive information from the environment and relay that information to the brain for interpretation. Throughout the day, each of us processes […]

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Excellent Strategies You Need to Know for Handling Challenging ASD Behavior

Excellent Strategies You Need to Know for Handling Challenging ASD Behavior https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/handling-strategies-for-asd-behavior/

Do you avoid saying ‘no’? Do you only use the vacuum cleaner when your child is out of the house? Are you dreading dinnertime because the supermarket ran out of the particular brand of chicken nuggets that you usually buy? These are all questions often answered as ‘yes’ by parents of children with autism spectrum […]

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5 Ways to Help Your Special Needs Child Transition to Summer

5 Ways to Help Your Special Needs Child Transition to Summer https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/ways-to-help-special-needs-child-transition-to-summer

Welcome back to Social Skills Corner. This month we will give you five excellent ways to help your child transition from school to summer break. We will begin with an example which many parents can relate to: Susan was not looking forward to June because she knew she would need to find something for her […]

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HELP: My 20-Year-Old Son Cannot Control Meltdowns

HELP: My 20-Year-Old Son Cannot Control Meltdowns https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/20-year-old-son-cannot-control-meltdowns

I have a 20-year-old son with Asperger’s syndrome.  He has just started the workforce and tried college but failed all of his classes. He was recently laid off from his employment and is now on unemployment.  He lives in his own apartment and pays his own bills. The problem I’m having is he has meltdowns almost […]

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