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The Value of the Personal Trainer

The Value of the Personal Trainer https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/value-of-the-personal-trainer/

On the pathway to adopting a healthy lifestyle, the exercise experience contains valuable opportunities for individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) to practice adaptive communication and socialization skills. To ensure a safe, enjoyable fitness experience, parents and caregivers may consider accessing the services of a certified personal trainer (CPT). Depending upon the individual’s level of […]

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Marshmallows…It’s What’s for Breakfast

Marshmallows…It's What's for Breakfast https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/marshmallows-its-whats-for-breakfast/

The other day a friend of mine was talking to me in detail about the entirely “non-processed and made from scratch” breakfast that she had prepared for her children. I nodded pleasantly, giving her kudos. She then went on to ask the question that I was dreading… “So, what did you feed your daughter today?” […]

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Learn Why It’s Important to Understand Gut Bacteria with Autism

Learn Why It's Important to Understand Gut Bacteria with Autism https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/understanding-gut-bacteria-with-autism/

Did you know that with over 90 trillion bacteria cells in our bodies we have more bacteria than human cells? This is something that is strange to think about but can have more impact on our health that we could have imagined. One of the areas in our bodies where bacteria has a significant influence […]

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Benefits of Natural Autism Supplements – Vitamins and Minerals

Benefits of Natural Autism Supplements - Vitamins and Minerals http://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/best-autism-supplements/

Why children might need vitamin and mineral supplements Children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) have long been prescribed vitamins, minerals, and natural supplements to help with sleep, gastrointestinal distress, and boost low vitamin levels, all of which are common in children and adults with ASD. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) states that […]

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Remarkable Ways Yoga Can Help Your Child with Special Needs

Remarkable Ways Yoga Can Help Your Child with Special Needs https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/ways-yoga-help-special-needs-child

So to begin…what is yoga? More than just postures, yoga originated in India as an ancient science to enhance the well-being of the body, mind, and soul. It is about providing holistic health through physical exercise, breathing, relaxation, diet, and philosophical practices. The wonderful thing about yoga is that it is accessible and beneficial to […]

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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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Ways a Healthy Diet Can Help A Special Needs Child’s Brain Development

Ways a Healthy Diet Can Help a Special Needs Child's Brain Development https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/healthy-diet-helps-autism-brain-development

Proper nutrition paves the way for development, eliminating barriers and promoting growth. By being selective and deliberate in the foods your child eats, you can help improve his/her brain development and behavior. Children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) benefit most from organic diets. This type of diet features fewer toxins, making it easier for […]

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Top Ways a Gluten Free Diet  Can Help Kids with Autism

Hot Off the Press! Top Ways a Gluten Free Diet Can Help Kids with Autism https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/gluten-free-diet-can-help

Recent clinical trials looking at gluten-free diets for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are showing benefits worth considering. Typical indicators of autism spectrum in children may include delayed speech, lack of eye contact, impaired or non-present social skills, shyness, obsessive-type behaviors, delayed gross or fine motor skills, sensory integration issues (sound and touch sensitivity, […]

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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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Issue 49 – Understanding the People We Love

Autism Parenting Magazine - Issue 49

  Buy Single Issue Subscribe today and save 50% Features: Advice on Understanding and Calming Sensory Overload in Children A pediatric occupational therapist and mother explains sensory overload and provides excellent ways to calm. Kimberly Zissler Syers OTR/L The Benefits of Teaching Your Child with ASD the Value of Money A communication expert provides great […]

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