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How Journaling with My ASD Son Created a Special Life Connection

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Recently I was searching the house for something. We have no storage space so “storage” is pretty much anywhere I can stuff something and finding “said something” later often proves to be an all day event. I never did find what I was looking for but I did come across DC’s Journal from way back in […]

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The Most Beautiful Smile – Taking the Time to Absorb the Joy

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My daughter is beautiful. I look at my baby girl and she takes my breath away. It has nothing to do with her blonde hair or her sparkling blue eyes, though they’re a nice touch. What makes my daughter beautiful is her smile. For the longest time, I couldn’t define exactly why this was the […]

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Affordable Emergency App Makes Difference in Autism Community

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It’s Simple Math: ICE + Autism = Better Care Paramedics do amazing things every day; I know because I used to be one. They are often the first responders on the scene of a collision, fire, workplace accident or even a natural disaster. In addition to attending to the urgent medical needs of those on […]

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On the Spectrum poem

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  one awaying stoneheld distant one paced intention raging one hiding uneasy careful one scab-traced profile screaming one stepping hidden brave one sightless joyful smiling one listing dark becalmed one bespoken spell broke maging one veiling spirit woven one reservoir deep holding one keening foresaken foolish one rifting voice transposing one hopeful losting bright one […]

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How To Help Your Aspie Learn Social Skills: The 6 P’s To Social Skills Coaching For Parents

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In this episode of Dr. G Aspie Show, Mary B. Moore teaches Dr. G some awesome social skills games. The key ingredient to developing and keeping friendships is having shared joy and conversation skills. These social skills games are great tools to help your child find shared joy with others and have a fun and […]

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What Happens to My Child’s Coverage if Special Needs Support is Cut?

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Andrew asks: As I read on-line, I continue to see the services in so many states being reduced or in danger of being reduced due to frozen budgets or reduced budgets.  For instance, in California more than $1 billion was cut from the Department of Developmental Services, and it has not come back yet, while […]

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Holiday Gift Subscription Offer!

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Searching for the perfect gift this holiday season? No need to shop hectic stores — no need to waste money on postage. Give the gift of Autism Parenting Magazine every month for one year! From professional guidance on dealing with sensory and transition issues to learning about the latest in research and autism therapies, a […]

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How to Take the Worry Out of Appointments with Your ASD Child

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Do you dread taking your child with ASD to the dentist? Is a trip to get a haircut out of the question? Try using the 3 P’s: Pretend, Practice, and Pair to take the sting out of necessary outings. With a little time and preparation, kids on the spectrum of all ages and skill levels can learn to […]

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Father of Six Shares Valuable Life Message The “REAL” Reward

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Quite a few years back (before I even HAD children affected by autism) my wife took a sledgehammer to my head. Not literally, but nonetheless, it left me reeling and dizzy about my personal philosophy on raising my kids. You see, I had been out in public making statements that she was NOT happy with […]

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How to Help Your ASD Child Navigate Through Life

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I find that a large portion of my day is spent running on auto-pilot. I don’t really think about getting dressed, taking a shower, feeding the cat, driving to work, and so on.  I react to what I encounter in my environment almost instinctively, nailed down by habit, and granted … all of it seems […]

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