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Five Tips to Help Make Summer Trips Exciting With Special Needs

Five Tips to Help Make Summer Trips Exciting With Special Needs https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/tips-to-make-summer-exciting/

Splash Pads, Amusement Parks, Family Vacations For many families, summertime can be a source of family bonding, excitement, and fun. However, summer activities can quickly turn hectic. Many children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) crave stability. Meltdowns may seem inevitable whenever a child is thrown off a routine without warning. As a parent, it can […]

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Simple Ways Parents and Professionals Can Help Children With ASD

Simple Ways Parents and Professionals Can Help Children With ASD https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/ways-to-help-children-with-asd/

As a professional working extensively in the area of special education needs I saw a pattern as I interacted with different professionals and parents. The interesting part is that this pattern is unintentional as we don’t know whether what we are doing is right or wrong which leads to a lot of anxiety and confusion […]

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Amazing Ways a Weighted Blanket May Help Children with ASD

Amazing Ways a Weighted Blanket May Help Children with ASD https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/weighted-blanket-helps-to-relax/

With a bunch of different therapies, products, and strategies, it’s hard to do it all, even though you want to give your child every ounce of help you can.  The way we deal with this when working with families who are raising a child with autism is to look for high leverage points. What we […]

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The Best Ways to Support Siblings of Autistic Children

The Best Ways to Support Siblings of Autistic Children http://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/autism-siblings-support/

Every day my oldest son, Andrew, and my daughter with autism, Lizzie, rode their scooters down the block.  They would go just out of my sight to the same crack in the sidewalk where Lizzie would turn around; then they would race back to me. For months, I walked with them fearing they would go […]

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