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HELP: How Do I Help My Autistic Teen Find the Best Job?

HELP: How Do I Help My Autistic Teen Find the Best Job? https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/autistic-teen-looks-for-employment/

Can you give me some advice on teaching vocational skills to those with autism?– Karen Hi Karen, This is such an important topic. Research indicates that up to 85% of those with autism are unemployed or under-employed! The areas of difficulty for our teens and young adults on the spectrum are obvious: communication struggles, social […]

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Expert Ways on Handling the Stressors of Thanksgiving with ASD

Ways to Handle Thanksgiving Stressors as Autism Parent

In many ways, Thanksgiving is a perfect storm of challenges for children on the autism spectrum and for their parents.  Not only is the holiday built around every possible stressor, but it also provides virtually no outlets for autistic strengths. In an ideal world, you’d have family and friends who fully understand your child’s needs […]

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