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HELP: My Child With Autism Needs Useful Self-Care Advice

HELP: My Child With Autism Needs Useful Self-Care Advice https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/my-child-needs-useful-self-care-advice

My daughter is going on six years old and we are still struggling with getting her to use the bathroom and brush her teeth. Can you help? – Eddie Hi Eddie, It sounds like your main concerns are self-care related. These skills can be challenging to teach to special needs children because they involve a […]

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Finding A Better Way to Support Young Adults with Special Needs

It is a common refrain among parents of newborns that “babies don’t come with instructions.” Similarly, there is certainly no handbook given to parents when their child receives a diagnosis of autism. My son Connor was diagnosed on the autism spectrum at age three.  After his diagnosis, when our grief and anger began to subside, my […]

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How to Recognize the Medical Comorbidities of Autism

The etiology of autism, though still a mystery, is believed to be a combination of genetic and environmental factors.  Autism is thought to develop sometime during pregnancy and the first three years of life (early-onset autism) or, as in regressive or late-onset autism, some children appear to have developed normally until 12-24 months before losing […]

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New Book Reveals a Unique Autism Perspective

Book Shows A Unique Autism Perspective

Author Samantha Craft first discovered she had Asperger’s syndrome while working toward her degree in Mental Health Counseling. Craft, whose second oldest son had been diagnosed with Asperger’s syndrome over a decade prior, was all too familiar with the subject of autism. She had studied, worried, and gone head-to-head with behavioral specialists and psychologists concerning […]

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Q and A Do sugary foods make children with autism more hyperactive?

Sivakumari asks: My daughter loves to eat ice-cream and cake. She will get angry and scream if we do not buy it. How can I stop her from doing this? Also, it is true that sugary foods make children with autism more hyperactive? Hi Sivakumari, thanks for your questions. Your daughter is a girl after […]

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