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Sensory Stress Busters During the Hectic Holiday Season

Sensory Stress Busters During the Hectic Holiday Season https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/stress-busters-during-holiday-season/

What a delight the holidays can be! Yet if you’re the parent of a child with sensory issues, making it a jolly holiday can be challenging. The stressors of unpredictable schedules, sudden transitions, and sensory input that disturbs your child are as plentiful as holiday lights this time of year. Naturally, we all try to […]

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An Exclusive Holiday Round-Up: The Special Ways Autism Families Celebrate the Holidays

An Exclusive Holiday Round-Up: The Special Ways Autism Families Celebrate the Holidays https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/autism-families-celebrate-the-holidays/

What does your holiday season look like? Does your family participate in a large family gathering far away, or do you prefer something quieter and more personal close to home? Are you relaxed during the festivities or do you spend the whole day stressed out wishing for a few minutes of calm and understanding? As […]

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Exciting Ways to Build Skills With Holiday Music with Special Needs

Exciting Ways to Build Skills With Holiday Music with Special Needs https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/build-skills-holiday-music-autism

“Oh, the weather outside is frightful, but the fire is so_________.” Regardless of your age, gender or religion, I bet you said “delightful” to finish the familiar holiday tune Let It Snow. Not everyone feels this way, but I am happy those holiday songs are heard over and over again. As a specialty music instructor […]

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Maintaining Strength and Courage During the Holidays

Maintaining Strength and Courage During the Holidays https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/maintaining-strength-courage-during-holidays

Over the years, I have treasured my memories of Christmas at my grandparents’ home. Although no specific gift stands out in my mind, the aroma of cherry pie and the sight of homemade noodles drying in front of the stove linger. These family traditions could be counted on, year after year. The warmth and sense […]

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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 AutismA 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 Child With […]

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Expert Ways on Handling the Stressors of Thanksgiving with ASD

Ways to Handle Thanksgiving Stressors as Autism Parent

In many ways, Thanksgiving is a perfect storm of challenges for children on the autism spectrum and for their parents.  Not only is the holiday built around every possible stressor, but it also provides virtually no outlets for autistic strengths. In an ideal world, you’d have family and friends who fully understand your child’s needs […]

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Holiday Gift Subscription Offer!

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Searching for the perfect gift this holiday season? No need to shop hectic stores — no need to waste money on postage. Give the gift of Autism Parenting Magazine every month for one year! From professional guidance on dealing with sensory and transition issues to learning about the latest in research and autism therapies, a […]

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