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Issue 66 – Finding Calm and Balance

  Buy Single Issue Subscribe today and save 50% Features: The Best Fidget Toys to Relieve Stress and Anxiety An occupational therapist and owner of a sensory toy subscription service describes the most popular fidget toys that can help calm children with autism. Christina Kozlowski, OTR/L The Importance of Activity and How to Include it […]

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Dr. G Aspie Show – Practical Tips for Combating Sleep Problems with Asperger Kids

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In this episode of the Dr. G Aspie Show, host Dr. Frank Gaskill interviews Southeast Psych’s Dr. Melissa Miller, a Sleep Specialist, about why Aspies might be prone to sleep problems. Together they discuss bedtime routines and anxieties and Miller provides some excellent nighttime tips that everyone can use to get some sleep.   Frank […]

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Helping Your Child with Autism Sleep: An Overview of Sleep Hygiene and Behavioral Strategies

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Sleep problems are common amongst children. For children with autism, sleep can be even more challenging. Studies show that up to 80% of children with autism have some sort of sleep difficulties. Most often it is due to difficulty falling and/or staying asleep. The goal of this article is to review sleep hygiene and discuss […]

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