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The Power of Embracing What I Don’t Know As an Autism Parent

The Power of Embracing What I Don’t Know As an Autism Parent http://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/embracing-autism-parent

I’m a reasonably intelligent man, but I know nothing. I’m simply a dad, only five years into my adventure as an autism parent, trying to learn and share my observations. That’s a good place to start if, like me, you want to be involved in healthy dialogues on autism. We can’t be clinging too tightly […]

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New Study Highlights the Importance of Fathers in the Care of Children with Autism

New Study Highlights the Importance of Fathers in the Care of Children with Autism http://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/importance-fathers-care-children-with-autism

Education, social care, and health services need to become more aware of the important role that fathers play in the lives of children with autism, alongside mothers, according to research by Leeds Beckett University. The new research is one of the largest studies to have been undertaken with fathers with autism so far. It was […]

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When Loving Your Special Needs Child Also Means Taking Care of You

When Loving Your Special Needs Child Also Means Taking Care of You http://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/loving-special-needs-child/

Peace. It’s what we all want, right? The problem is that we have to fight to get that peace, which feels like we’re going in circles. Every parent feels this way from time-to-time; like we’re running around all crazed and nothing is getting done while a tornado of “to-do” stuff is tearing everything apart around […]

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Finally, My Answer to the Question: “How May I Help?

Finally, My Answer to the Question: “How May I Help? http://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/how-may-i-help/

We have a very generous village. When our oldest son was diagnosed with high-functioning autism a little over a year ago, the people in our life surrounded us with support. The week we got our diagnosis, our daycare provider sent home a care package. A distant cousin drove several miles to meet me for coffee […]

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