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An Exclusive Look at AUTISM With Dr. April Lisbon

An Exclusive Look at AUTISM With Dr. April Lisbon https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/exclusive-look-with-april-lisbon/

Encouragement speaker Derrick Hayes gives an AUTISM interview by asking six questions through each letter in the word AUTISM to give readers insightful perspectives from parents, experts, entrepreneurs, and other leaders in the field. Today’s AUTISM Interview is with April J. Lisbon, EdD who was born in New York but raised on the beautiful island of St. Croix, United […]

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Young Girl with Autism is the Creative Force Behind Popular Show

Young Girl with Autism is the Creative Force Behind Popular Show https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/young-girl-behind-popular-show/

August 24 was around the corner and everyone could feel the excitement in the air. Would it be a girl or a boy? It really didn’t matter to the family. The only thing they wished for was a happy and healthy baby. When the day arrived, the news spread like wildfire. The first baby in […]

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Devoted Family Inspires Creativity in Autism Community

Devoted Family Inspires Creativity in Autism Community http://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/devoted-family-inspires-creativity-in-autism-community

When I started Autistic Hero Teeshirts, I was a stay-at-home mom with a brand new graphic design degree I wasn’t sure I would ever figure out how to use. I had been taking care of my children and going to school, and other than a few internships was struggling to find myself as well as […]

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A Loving Mother Asks: Will They See Him?

A Loving Mother Asks: Will They See Him? http://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/

Here I am, 33 weeks pregnant, in the middle of June, at a gender reveal party trying to keep my two-year-old son from crawling out the doggy door. He throws himself to the ground, screaming so hard his face turns red. He is literally losing his mind. Just another typical Tuesday evening for us. Several […]

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HELP: I Need to Know How to Encourage Mindfulness in My Child

HELP: I Need to Know How to Encourage Mindfulness in My Child http://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/i-need-to-know-how-to-encourage-mindfulness-in-my-child

How can I encourage mindfulness in my autistic son? People with autism may often appear unaware, aloof or trapped in their own worlds. Teaching them to be present and aware of themselves and their surroundings can be challenging because, for so many of our kiddos on the spectrum, this can be very overwhelming.  Oftentimes, those […]

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Why Autism Awareness? Because No One Gains from Silence

why autism awareness?

  There was a time that I did not say that my son had autism. There was a time that I felt the stares while my son screamed, yelled, punched me until I could get him to a safe place.   There was a time that I accepted the judgment, the raised eyebrows.  There was a […]

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