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Issue 51 – School: Preparing Your Child for Transition

Issue 51 - School - Preparing Your Child for Transition

  Buy Single Issue Subscribe today and save 50% Features: Using Simple Rewards to Get Your Child with Autism to School on Time! The president of Total Life Counseling Center shares his expert tips for making the morning school routine go more smoothly. Jim West, MA, LMHC 5 Top Ways to Emotionally Connect with Your […]

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5 Valuable Ways to Help Your Child with Autism Enjoy Relationships

  Parents of children on the spectrum are often challenged to help their kids find (and keep) friends, mentors, and (even) romance.  Mostly, helping kids with ASD learn how to make meaningful connections is a fly-by-the-seat-of-your-pants experiment, depending on your particular child’s skills, interests, and challenges. Caring for my daughter Samantha, who had limited language […]

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Issue 50 – The Autism Homeschooling Revolution

Issue 50 - The Homeschooling Revolution Features

  Buy Single Issue Subscribe today and save 50% Features: 10 Ways Homeschooling May Be the Best Choice for Your Child with Autism A former elementary school teacher and mother to a child with autism shares the top ways homeschooling can provide the ideal learning environment for children on the spectrum. Jenny Herman From Tears […]

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Issue 49 – Understanding the People We Love

Autism Parenting Magazine - Issue 49

  Buy Single Issue Subscribe today and save 50% Features: Advice on Understanding and Calming Sensory Overload in Children A pediatric occupational therapist and mother explains sensory overload and provides excellent ways to calm. Kimberly Zissler Syers OTR/L The Benefits of Teaching Your Child with ASD the Value of Money A communication expert provides great […]

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A Powerful Look at Motherhood – Being Mom Without the Adjective that Precedes it

A look at motherhood

Have you ever defined the word “Mom?” No, not the Merriam-Webster dictionary definition, but truly what it means to be a Mom. It’s not an easy question to answer, because a Mom is so many things. There’s the Working Mom, Soccer Mom, Cool Mom, Strict Mom, and basically any word you want to insert in […]

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Embrace The Fear – How to Seek More than Autism-Friendly Events

New York City is one of many great places to raise a child, especially a child with autism. There are so many learning activities, events, shows and festivals for children of all ages and needs. As I take my daughter to autism-friendly events I feel society tends to shelter our children from being exposed to […]

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Issue 45 – Protecting Your Child with Autism

  Buy Single Issue Subscribe today and save 50%   Features: Your Child with Special Needs Is Entitled to a Free and Appropriate Education But Where Do You Start? A leading autism and children’s rights advocate explains the need to create strong parent/school district partnerships to ensure children receive appropriate placement and the best education […]

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Help: I’m a Mom with an Autistic Child and am Afraid to Go Out

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Question: I have two boys with autism and I find myself struggling with anxiety when it comes time to leave the house with them. I feel scared and short of breath. Plus, when I leave the house by myself,  I feel anxious that I’m going to get a call from the kids’ school, my husband, […]

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