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How to Keep Children With Toileting Delay Comfortable at School

How to Keep Children With Toileting Delay Comfortable at School https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/keep-children-with-toileting-delay/

No matter how old a child is, struggling with incontinence isn’t easy. It can be stressful for the entire family, especially when autism is involved. Incontinence and autism are often coupled together, due to the toileting delay, cognitive and sensory issues can cause. However, it doesn’t have to be stressful, as a few easy steps […]

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A Mother’s Gift: Our First Kiss

A Mother's Gift: Our First Kiss https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/mothers-gift-our-first-kiss/

After a long day full of unexpected fun in the snow (daddy got to stay home) and a car ride with no destination in mind, I never imagined the gift that was going to come as we were getting ready for bed. Per our routine we go upstairs after dinner for an hour of play; […]

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Best Ways to Travel With Autism and Incontinence

Best Ways to Travel With Autism and Incontinence https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/best-ways-to-travel-autism/

Incontinence in autism comes with its own unique set of daily challenges. Comforting and supporting your child, preparing for accidents, and avoiding sensory triggers may leave you exhausted at the end of the day. On top of that, you may soon have travel coming up. However, traveling with incontinence is not impossible, but is actually […]

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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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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


  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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Finding Big Kid Diapers, Pull-Ups and Youth Pants For Your Child with ASD

Big Diapers, Pull-ups and Youth Pants

Six-year-old Alexander was diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) several years ago. His parents have spent years attempting to potty train him, but he isn’t completely there yet. In fact, his parents thought several times he was potty trained, and then he regressed. Alexander’s parents are frustrated by the added stress of not reaching this […]

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Issue 34 – Autism Sleep, Bedtime and Hygiene Routines


  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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