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Issue 68 – ASD Strategies in Action

Issue 68 – ASD Strategies in Action

  Buy Single Issue Subscribe today and save 50% Features: Expert Ways to Help Tame Tantrums and Manage Meltdowns An occupational therapist and assistive technology practitioner explains the fundamental differences between temper tantrums and meltdowns and shares strategies to help address them. Alicia Ford-Lanza, MS, OTR/L, ATP Choosing The Best Childcare For Your ASD Child… Continue Reading

A Mother’s Amazing Quest to Help Her Child with Autism – Autism: A Family Journey

A Mother’s Amazing Quest to Help Her Child with Autism – Autism: A Family Journey

When Cindy and Phil Rasmussen welcomed baby son Steven into the world in 1971, the diagnosis and treatment of autism spectrum disorder also was in its infancy.  In Autism – A Family Journey, published by Kitsap Publishing, author Cindy Rasmussen charts the difficult but inspiring course they have navigated ever since through a maze of… Continue Reading

New Book Reveals a Unique Autism Perspective

New Book Reveals 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… Continue Reading

Seven Days to Goodbye

Seven Days to Goodbye

For one year, Trina, a puppy raiser, has trained her first service dog, Sydney.  At the end of her beach vacation, Sydney must be returned to be complete his final training and be matched to his forever companion. As emotional as this event is, Trina’s newly strained friendship with her best friend, Sarah, makes the week even… Continue Reading

4 Simple Steps to Help Your Child PREP for Social Success

4 Simple Steps to Help Your Child PREP for Social Success

We have been working with families of children with autism for many years.  A common concern among parents is their child’s difficulty with social interaction. This leads to problems at home, school, and in the community.  We saw a need for an easy-to-remember method parents could use to help their children improve social functioning.  We… Continue Reading

Special Needs Book Partnership Promotes Kindness and Acceptance Initiative

Special Needs Book Partnership Promotes Kindness and Acceptance Initiative

Geek Club Books, Inc., an autism nonprofit, and Someone Special Uniquely Personalized Books announced their “Kindness and Awareness” initiative to help educate children about other children with special needs. Geek Club Books creates autism awareness education and curriculum so parents and teachers can introduce important topics of autism in the inclusive classroom.  Someone Special Books… Continue Reading

Lake Surrender

Lake Surrender

Ally, the protagonist of Lake Surrender, is jobless and homeless and must move cross-country with her teenage daughter and autistic son in tow, leaving the sun and warmth of California to live with her aunt in the heart of the Michigan winter. With her life seemingly torn apart, she finds renewed hope and a faith… Continue Reading

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