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How You Can Promote Autism Awareness This April

Autism awareness month In April 1970, the Autism Society celebrated the first Autism Awareness Month. During this month, the American public is encouraged to further educate themselves on autism, how to recognize the early warning signs, and support research efforts. Events are held nationwide and range from celebrations of the diversity of people with autism […]

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Scripting: Out with the Borrowed, and In With a New Tale

Scripting: Out with the Borrowed, and In With a New Tale https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/scripting-verbal-sharing-tips

Let’s go back to a moment when your child shared a story that was not his/her own and was disconnected from that present situation. Give yourself the luxury of a short daydream.  First, focus on your child’s adorable, precious face. Next, fill in the scene that you just imagined. Include your shared words or story […]

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Autism Therapies and Solutions – The Ultimate Guide

Finding the best method for treating autism is often a challenge for the loved ones of children and adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).  Because no two people with ASD are exactly the same, it’s vital to choose a method of treatment and therapy and an intervention plan that is tailored to address specific needs. […]

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5 Ways to Deal When You Don’t Want to Talk About Your Loved One’s Disability

I recently attended a networking dinner during which one guest asked another to share a bit about her previous career in education. “I’m done with that part of my life; I don’t talk about it anymore,” the woman said without a moment’s hesitation. While initially her bluntness seemed fairly rude, later, I found myself admiring […]

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