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When ASD Children Become Easy Prey For Bullies

When ASD Children Become Easy Prey For Bullies https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/asd-children-easy-for-bullies/

Bullying is an issue for all adolescents and teens, but none more so than those on the autism spectrum who often experience abusive and antagonistic behavior from peers nearly half of the time. That’s about twice as often as bullying experienced by average adolescents, according to the National Bullying Prevention Center. Autism spectrum disorders (ASD) […]

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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 Advice on How to Help Girls Handle Menstruation

Expert Advice on How to Help Girls Handle Menstruation https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/helping-girls-handle-menstruation

You can’t change the radio channel fast enough. You’ve had a bad day, and you can’t make up your mind what you want to want to listen to. You scan the radio channels like you are looking for a needle in a haystack.  Then you hear it. That old song that takes you back to […]

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Issue 60 – Sensory Tools For The Future

Autism Parenting Magazine Issue 60 - Sensory Tools For The Future https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/issue-60-sensory-tools-for-the-future

  Buy Single Issue Subscribe today and save 50% Features: 6 Expert Ways to Help Your Sensory-Sensitive Child Dress A pediatric occupational therapist shares great tips for dressing a child when hypersensitivity to certain fabrics or surfaces is a challenge. Susan Donohoe, OTR/L The Best Academic Choice for Your Child’s Needs A special guide to […]

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3 Amazing Ways Parents of ASD Teens Can Benefit from a Life Coach

Amazing Ways Parents of Teens with Autism Can Benefit From a Life Coach https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/life-coach-benefits-for-asd-teens

As a parent of a teen or young adult on the autism spectrum, you have probably had to focus most of your attention on getting all the pieces in place to ensure your student has a successful transition. Whether your son or daughter is going to college, entering the workplace, or learning to live independently, […]

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4 Simple Ways Spouses Can Ensure Parenting Success with ASD

I am an avid reader.  I read tons of books and even more blogs.  As someone who considers himself to be a part of the special needs community, I often read a lot of blogs about special needs families.  Over the past two years, one of the things that I have discovered is that there […]

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Issue 58 – The Greatest Love of All: Family

Issue 58 - The Greatest Love of All: Family

  Buy Single Issue Subscribe today and save 50% Features: 8 Valentine’s Day Wishes For Special Needs Families The founder of Your Autism Coach, LLC shares her special Valentine’s Day wishes for you and the people you love most. Deanna Picon Winning Ways to Share the Love With All of Your Children Learn simple and […]

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Using Mindfulness to Conquer Parental Stress Now


As the parent of a child with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), life may be filled with emotional ups and downs. Periods of calm can abruptly shift to episodes of intensely challenging behavior that disrupt family equilibrium. Likewise, deeply difficult days can soften to reveal moments of great joy. The chaos of parenting a child with […]

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HELP: I Need Advice on Talking About Puberty with Daughter with Autism

I am a single dad raising my autistic daughter. Can you give me any advice on educating her and helping her navigate puberty and her menstrual cycle? I’m lost!  —Tony Hey Tony, I first want to applaud you for understanding the importance of helping guide your daughter through this transition into womanhood! All girls need […]

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Simple Ways You Can Help Strengthen the ASD Sibling Relationship

Growing up with autism can be a challenge for everyone: for the child whose view of the world differs from those around them, for the parents who go the extra mile to look after and keep their child with autism happy, and even for the brothers and sisters who struggle to connect with their sibling. […]

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