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An Exclusive Look at AUTISM With Becky Schoenfeldt

An Exclusive Look at AUTISM With Becky Schoenfeldt https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/exclusive-look-autism-becky-schoenfeldt/

Encouragement Speaker Derrick Hayes gives an AUTISM Interview by asking six questions through each letter in the word AUTISM to give readers an insightful perspective from parents, experts, entrepreneurs and other leaders in the field. Today’s AUTISM Interview is with Becky Schoenfeldt who is an Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapist with a child with autism. […]

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The Value of Living By Numbers and Not Opinions With a Special Needs Child

The Value of Living By Numbers and Not Opinions With a Special Needs Child https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/value-of-living-by-numbers/

“I feel…” “I think…” “In my opinion…” Listen closely at your next Planning and Placement Team (PPT) meeting and make note of the number of times these phrases are used throughout the discussion. Now, consider the number of graphs presented. If these two figures don’t match, subjectivity may be inadvertently guiding decision-making. In navigating the […]

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Best Ways Special Needs Parents and Teachers Can Create a Dialogue

Best Ways Special Needs Parents and Teachers Can Create a Dialogue https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/best-ways-to-create-dialogue/

No matter if you consider yourself aggressive, assertive, or the least confrontational person on the planet Earth, when it comes to our children, most of us have a special level of emotional intensity and defensiveness when it comes to defending their well-being. This can be magnified if we believe our children are not as capable […]

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Restless Nights: A Mom’s Case of IEP Insomnia

Restless Nights: A Mom's Case of IEP Insomnia https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/moms-case-of-iep-insomnia/

As I can’t sleep, I’m trying to figure out how to describe the pressure and fear of attending an Individualized Education Program (IEP) meeting as a parent. I understand it’s a legal document that can be amended. But for me, there is so much emotion balled up into that document. It carries every piece of my […]

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Issue 60 – Sensory Tools For The Future

Autism Parenting Magazine Issue 60 - Sensory Tools For The Future https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/issue-60-sensory-tools-for-the-future

  Buy Single Issue Subscribe today and save 50% Features: 6 Expert Ways to Help Your Sensory-Sensitive Child Dress A pediatric occupational therapist shares great tips for dressing a child when hypersensitivity to certain fabrics or surfaces is a challenge. Susan Donohoe, OTR/L The Best Academic Choice for Your Child’s Needs A special guide to […]

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Special Needs Training Program Promotes a Life of Productivity and Achievement

Special Needs Training Program Promotes a Life of Productivity and Achievement

The ride home from the pediatrician that afternoon in February, 1995, was as classic as it could get.  My wife was driving and sobbing, my three-year old son with autism, Aaron, was in the back seat crying, and I was next to him trying to calm him down.  I suddenly realized he had soiled his […]

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