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Issue 68 – ASD Strategies in Action

Issue 68 – ASD Strategies in Action

  Buy Single Issue Subscribe today and save 50% Features: Expert Ways to Help Tame Tantrums and Manage Meltdowns An occupational therapist and assistive technology practitioner explains the fundamental differences between temper tantrums and meltdowns and shares strategies to help address them. Alicia Ford-Lanza, MS, OTR/L, ATP Choosing The Best Childcare For Your ASD Child… Continue Reading

Top Nine Things I Wish I Had Known When My Son Started College

Top Nine Things I Wish I Had Known When My Son Started College

My 24-year-old son, Sean, was diagnosed with Asperger’s syndrome at eight years old.  He graduated with a degree in Informatics from Indiana University in Bloomington, IN, in 2017.  Sean is a voracious reader, writer, and standup comic whose greatest pleasure is correcting his mother’s use of the English language.  Now that Sean has successfully completed… Continue Reading

I See You: Raising Neurotypical and Autistic Sisters with Love

I See You: Raising Neurotypical and Autistic Sisters with Love

When we brought my seven-year-old stepdaughter with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) to the hospital to see her new baby sister, her eyes filled with awe.  She sat gently at the foot of the bed, somewhat afraid to touch the wriggling squeaker in daddy’s arms. Throwing glances to my now-deflated belly and back to the wrapped… Continue Reading

Mother of an Autistic Son

Mother of an Autistic Son

I find myself caring for the Chia Pet, Watering it and putting the little plastic bag on it so that the seeds will bloom. I’m not sure if mothers of typical kids would find themselves doing this too. Do all mothers end up feeding their kids’ puppies and watering their kids’ plants? How much should… Continue Reading

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