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The Value of Homeschooling Your Child with Autism Now

The Value of Homeschooling Your Child with Autism Now http://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/the-value-of-homeschooling-your-child-with-autism-now

As more children are diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), more parents are looking for alternative forms of education for their children. Any parent with a child on the autism spectrum knows that traditional education models can be challenging for children with ASD. Private programs tend to be economically exorbitant and public school special needs […]

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Thrive in Chaos Experiencing Joy and Happiness…WHILE You Serve Those With Special Needs

Thrive in Chaos Experiencing Joy and Happiness...WHILE You Serve Those With Special Needs http://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/experiencing-joy-and-happiness-while-serving-special-needs

Meet Kyle Jetsel, a happily married father of six with two sons affected by autism.  The Jetsel family has come to realize they have a choice. They choose to be optimistic, to repel discouragement and to THRIVE in the CHAOS. Kyle and his oldest son, Alek, have written a book that details the JOY, the […]

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Excellent Ways to Develop Social Skills and Independence at the Store

Excellent Ways to Develop Social Skills and Independence at the Store http://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/excellent-ways-develop-social-skills

The relevance of social skills among autistic people cannot be overemphasized as it has enabled them to interact and be independent in the society. It is crystal clear that contemporary society has failed to provide enough support for people with learning disability as most societal structures assume that everyone in the society is able, and […]

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The Need to Grow – Advice on Changing your ASD Child’s Relationship with Food

The Need to Grow - Advice on Changing your ASD Child's Relationship with Food : http://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/changing-asd-child-relationship-with-food

My 12-year-old boy, Henry, an Aspie, has always had a difficult relationship with food.  He finds fruits and vegetables with mixed textures and tastes challenging.  Bright colors and strong flavors usually come armed with hidden unpleasant surprises like pips and plastic skin encasing wedges of acidic mini-pillows that involuntarily explode – and that’s just oranges! […]

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Fueling your Child’s Passion: An Educator’s Look at The Spark

Fueling your Child’s Passion: An Educator's Look at The Spark http://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/fueling-childs-passion-an-educators-look-at-spark

The Spark: A Mother’s Story of Nurturing Genius, by Kristine Barnett, recounts her story as a mother of a child diagnosed with Asperger’s. Kristine narrates how she “lost” her son Jake to autism and her family’s journey to get him back. Jake worked with experts at home and in school, but progress was lacking, and […]

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New Communication App Gives Autistic Children an Important Edge

New Communication App Gives Autistic Children an Important Edge http://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/new-communication-app-gives-autistic-children-important-edge

Communication is the key to every human interaction, and when a child faces challenges with language it can be devastating to social growth. Nikki Dickman, a supervisor to behavioral therapists focusing on kids with autism, had the idea to turn traditional behavioral therapy into an iPad brain game. With the help of her partners Andrew Greenstein […]

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Ways Technology Can Aid ASD Students in the Classroom

Ways Technology Can Aid ASD Students in the Classroom https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/technology-can-aid-autism-students

Great strides have been made in the past few years towards embracing the inherent challenges and discoveries made about the different degrees of autism. Targeted diets, advanced educator training, multitudes of periodical resources and specialized mainstream community mentor programs are all available to lend support. However, it is technology in the classroom that has propelled […]

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