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A Message to Special Needs Parents: Dream Often and Dream Big!

A Message to Special Needs Parents: Dream Often and Dream Big! https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/special-needs-parents-dream-big-message

This is a story that should be shared.  It’s about one young man’s accomplishments and his dreams for the future.  Can he get there?  Absolutely!  Maybe you’ve heard the old adage: plan your work and work your plan.  Well, it’s our job here at home to assist Nicholas in shaping that plan and then supporting […]

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HELP: I Need to Know How to Encourage Mindfulness in My Child

HELP: I Need to Know How to Encourage Mindfulness in My Child https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/i-need-to-know-how-to-encourage-mindfulness-in-my-child

How can I encourage mindfulness in my autistic son? People with autism may often appear unaware, aloof or trapped in their own worlds. Teaching them to be present and aware of themselves and their surroundings can be challenging because, for so many of our kiddos on the spectrum, this can be very overwhelming.  Oftentimes, those […]

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How to Improve Communication with Your Child’s Teacher Now

How to Improve Communication with Your Child’s Teacher Now https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/how-to-improve-communication-with-your-childs-teacher

The new school year can be a source of stress for many children and even more so for children with autism.  There are new people to meet, new routines to learn, and all the while having to navigate this real-world environment we call school.  Communicating with your child’s teacher is critical to your child’s success.  […]

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How to Make Medical Visits Easier for Your Child with Autism

How to Make Medical Visits Easier for Your Child with Autism https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/how-to-make-medical-visits-easier-for-your-child-with-autism

Emma takes medication that requires quarterly visits to the lab so they can draw blood to ensure her medication is within a therapeutic range.  Emma does not like going to the lab.  The day of the lab appointment, her father does not tell her where they are going because he knows she will cry and […]

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Valuable Tips for Resolving Sleep Issues with Autism Now

Valuable Tips for Resolving Sleep Issues with Autism Now https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/valuable-tips-for-resolving-sleep-issues-with-autism

Every child seems to go through a period when sleeping becomes difficult.  Whether it’s because there is a monster under the bed or stress from school, parents know there will be sleepless nights. When your child has autism, counting the nights you get to sleep might be easier than counting the sleepless ones.  It is […]

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Sure Fire Ways to Combat Back-to-School Anxiety with Autism

Sure Fire Ways to Combat Back-to-School Anxiety with Autism https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/combat-back-to-school-anxiety-with-autism

Just when it feels like we have settled into a summer routine and schedule, we turn the page on the calendar and realize it is almost time to head back to school. Being a middle school teacher of students with autism, I have witnessed and experienced the anxiety, stress, and panic that parents experience with […]

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Using Simple Rewards to Get Your Child with Autism to School on Time!

Using Simple Rewards to Get Your Child with Autism to School on Time! https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/using-simple-rewards-to-get-child-with-autism-to-school-time

Why do I have to tell you every day to brush your teeth?   Turn off the TV!  I said no electronics in the morning!  Where are your shoes?  How come we are always late leaving for school? Is this your home?  Are you pulling your hair out trying to get your autistic spectrum child or […]

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Issue 59 – Top Strategies, Therapies and Treatments for Autism

Issue 59 - Top Strategies, Therapies and Treatments for Autism https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/issue-59-top-strategies-therapies-treatments-for-autism

  Buy Single Issue Subscribe today and save 50% Features: How to Take Charge of Your Child’s ASD Treatment Now Top advice on ways parents can collaborate with teachers and service providers to coordinate support in every environment. Cornelia Pelzer Elwood and D. Scott McLeod, PhD Exciting Ways Equine Therapy Can Help a Child You […]

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Simple Ways to Integrate Fine Motor Coordination, Strength and Dexterity Activities

As a busy mom of three kids, I love writing these types of articles;  articles where I share  activities that can really set the stage for major skill development while promoting child independence and confidence (plus, they will hopefully allow you to have a second or two to do a thousand other things…or sit). I know […]

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Valuable Ways to Help Your Child with Autism Cope with Traumatic Events

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Terrorism, school shootings, disastrous weather — these are just a few sobering reminders of the sometimes unpredictable world we live in.  In times of distress, children with autism especially need our help to navigate such confusing and scary moments.  If warranted, assistance from a qualified professional such as a psychologist, social worker, or counselor should […]

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