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This Is My House: Why I Placed My Son With Autism in a Group Home

This Is My House: Why I Placed My Son With Autism in a Group Home https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/autism-in-a-group-home/

All parents schedule their kid’s departure from their home to be around the age of 18 years. I often joke that my twins have an 18-year contract in my house and then they get the boot. So it is hard to put into words how that deadline got moved up by 12 years for my […]

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Love Is a Language That Knows No Verbal Boundaries

Love Is a Language That Knows No Verbal Boundaries https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/love-knows-no-verbal-boundaries/

I am the proud parent of a severely autistic and nonverbal miniature force to be reckoned with. His name is Ari Raphael Vincent Joyce—and he saved my life. And by save my life, I mean more in a spiritual sense. Not religious, I am not religious, but in a sense he allowed me to see […]

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Simple Tips for Conquering Potty Time with ASD

As a parent to a child with autism, I am all too familiar with the challenges that come along with the diagnosis. We both know how difficult it is for a child with autism to break away from their normal routine, much less learn a new skill that is required to thrive out in the […]

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Issue 39 – Working Together to Communicate Better

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  Dear Readers, Communication can be tough. As we all know, many children diagnosed with autism have a more difficult time developing the language skills they need at first. Nonverbal communication, such as eye contact, hand gestures and facial expressions, can especially be a challenge. While many children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) develop communication […]

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Issue 34 – Autism Sleep, Bedtime and Hygiene Routines

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  Dear Readers, Welcome to our special edition of Autism Parenting Magazine EXTRA.  As you know, we aim to publish the most up-to-date news, research and professional guidance written by noted medical professionals, coaches, occupational therapists, parents and adults on the spectrum on a monthly basis. Since we like to keep abreast of the latest […]

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Issue 18 – Potty Training

Editor’s Letter Dear Readers, I’m not sure if Screen-Free Week is an American thing to get children away from watching TV and playing video games or if it is worldwide, but my children have been challenged by their school to get creative to keep all their screens (iPad, tablet, computer, and television) off.  One day […]

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My Child with Autism Outgrows the Diapers in the Store

My child with Autism Outgrows the Diapers in the Store

This is the question as featured in Issue Number 6 and you may also find this article on finding big kid diapers helpful.   Q&A What do I do when my child with Autism out grows the diapers in the store? Answer: If your child has an ASD diagnosis, then ask your pediatrician for a prescription […]

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Issue 6 – A focus on social skills for children with Autism

Featuring: Kids Cooperate-Social Sensory Cognition Therapy – An interview with Aaron Weintraub On a scale of one to ten, tell me how much it hurts using Whatz-It by Lyndon Owen Practical Home-Based Tips and Tools for Children on the Autism Spectrum by Debi Taylor Managing Anxiety with children who have Autism by Ryan Riviera Free […]

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