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Thank you, Asperger’s

Thank you, Asperger’s https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/thank-you-aspergers/

In 2016, this former newspaper columnist learned he has Asperger’s. Big picture, I’m okay with it. Oh, I often wonder what it would be like to live 24 hours as a social gadfly. Have a bunch of friends. Go to parties. Be voted Most Popular. To not bite my fingernails until they bleed. To not […]

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Autism Books for Children on the Spectrum

Autism Books for Children on the Spectrum https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/autism-books-for-children-on-spectrum

Books are excellent teaching tools for kids and adults alike as they are helpful for tackling some of the challenges surrounding autism spectrum disorder (ASD). For a lot of people on the spectrum and their families, reading books about autism is a great way to educate and to help manage everyday life. Best Books to […]

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Words of Wisdom: Celebrating Lights Of Goodness

Words of Wisdom: Celebrating Lights Of Goodness https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/celebrating-lights-of-goodness/

Inspirational words to bring understanding and compassion for people with special needs. “If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer.  Let him step to the music he hears, however near or far away.” — Henry David Thoreau Special needs Cherished Ones, either young or old, […]

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An Exclusive Look at AUTISM with Luis Bayardo

An Exclusive Look at AUTISM with Luis Bayardo https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/exclusive-interview-with-luis-bayardo/

Encouragement Speaker Derrick Hayes gives an AUTISM Interview by asking six questions through each letter in the word AUTISM in order to give readers an insightful perspective from parents, experts, entrepreneurs, and other leaders in the field. Today’s AUTISM Interview is with Luis Bayardo who is a father of four: two girls and two boys […]

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Ways to Better Understand Echolalia and Vocal Stereotypy

Ways to Better Understand Echolalia and Vocal Stereotypy https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/understandings-of-verbal-behavior/

My little boy will sometimes call cookies ‘biscuits,’ and gasoline ‘petrol.’ He has lived in the Midwestern United States all eight years of his life, but that does not stop him from saying, “I CAHN’T!” when asked to complete a task, or requesting ‘pahn-cakes’ for breakfast. Greyson has no idea where England is, but he […]

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New Book Offers Encouragement to Parents of Fussy Eaters

Helpful New Book Offers Encouragement to Parents of Fussy Eaters https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/encouragement-parents-fussy-eaters

Attack of the Killer Banana by Shannon Thiry A new book, Attack of the Killer Banana, by Shannon Thiry, offers help and support to parents of children who are extremely fussy eaters. Lots of parents complain about their children being “fussy eaters.” But with a little bit of encouragement,1 their kids outgrow their problems. For […]

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Remarkable Narrative Illustrates Autism Has No Barriers

The Autistic Author and Animator, A Mother’s View Of A Daughter’s Triumph Janet Walmsley’s daughter Jenny, diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), faced many challenges on the way to reaching her dream of becoming a professional animator and published author. This heartfelt story relays the importance of perseverance, courage, being positive, and strength within a […]

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Issue 69 – The Gift of Calm This Season

  Buy Single Issue Subscribe today and save 50% Features: Expert Advice On How To Manage Anxiety In Children With Autism A consultant psychiatrist with 20 years of clinical experience shares ways to ease your child’s anxiety and encourage stress management. Andrés Fonseca, MD, MSc, MRCPsych, FRSA Easy Ways To Create Some Calm For A […]

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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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