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Sesame Street and APM Bring Families Together For Autism Awareness

In celebration of Autism Awareness Month, Autism Parenting Magazine connected with Sesame Workshop as we share the same goal: autism understanding, awareness, and acceptance. Take a look as Sesame Street highlighted an APM exclusive Special Mom and Son Time: Talking Heroes and Muppets about a mother and son who shared precious time discussing the need […]

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Amazing Mother Educates People Around the World About Autism

Amazing Mother Educates People Around the World About Autism http://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/mom-educates-people-about-autism/

Founder of the charity called The Little Explorers Activity Club and author of the best-selling book Iris Grace, Arabella is the mother of the young and talented painter, Iris Grace. Accomplishments: Arabella considers sharing her daughter Iris Grace’s paintings and raising awareness about autism among her major accomplishments and advocacies. By writing about her experiences […]

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Amazing Ways AAC Can Improve Communication for Your Child

Amazing Ways AAC Can Improve Communication for Your Child http://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/aac-can-improve-communication-for-autism

One of the most difficult things to cope with as an autism mom was my son’s inability to speak. I remember hoping and praying that speech was going to develop and reassuring myself that it was a matter of time and the words would emerge by perhaps the next holiday or birthday. I recall having […]

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When Loving Your Special Needs Child Also Means Taking Care of You

When Loving Your Special Needs Child Also Means Taking Care of You http://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/loving-special-needs-child/

Peace. It’s what we all want, right? The problem is that we have to fight to get that peace, which feels like we’re going in circles. Every parent feels this way from time-to-time; like we’re running around all crazed and nothing is getting done while a tornado of “to-do” stuff is tearing everything apart around […]

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Finally, My Answer to the Question: “How May I Help?

Finally, My Answer to the Question: “How May I Help? http://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/how-may-i-help/

We have a very generous village. When our oldest son was diagnosed with high-functioning autism a little over a year ago, the people in our life surrounded us with support. The week we got our diagnosis, our daycare provider sent home a care package. A distant cousin drove several miles to meet me for coffee […]

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Simple Ways You Can Help Your Autistic Child Communicate

Simple Ways You Can Help Your Autistic Child Communicate https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/ways-help-autistic-child-communicate

As parents to children who are nonverbal or have limited speech, we have to learn some skills of our own to help them learn to communicate better. I have three children with autism myself who are all now extremely verbal, but when they were younger, communication was a constant struggle. Here are a few of […]

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A Mom’s Honest Plea for Special Needs Support

A Mom's Honest Plea for Special Needs Support http://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/moms-plea-for-special-needs-support

When my son, Alex, was born with Down syndrome, we quickly connected with the community.  We appreciated the connections with families walking similar paths and made friends with the people who get it in a way that even the most understanding friends outside the community cannot. When Alex was four years old, we brought home […]

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These Autism Mom Hacks Will Make Your Day

These Autism Mom Hacks Will Make Your Day https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/autism-mom-hacks

I have three autistic children, along with three who are neurotypical. They were all born within a 12-year period. As you might imagine, our family household was a wild and crazy 20-year rollercoaster ride as they were all growing up. I, through desperation, trial and error, magical luck, and vivid imagination, came up with what […]

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Issue 73 – Amazing Ways To Support Autism

Buy Single Issue Subscribe today and save 50% Features: Easy Ways to Help Your Child Socialize Using Video Self-Modeling Learn simple ways to teach social skills using an innovative tool known as Video Self-Modeling. Melissa M. Root, PhD Special Needs and Safety: Ways To Keep Kids Protected Follow a three-step approach to preventing accidents or […]

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