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Making Holiday Memories with Your Special Needs Child

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You probably have a favorite memory from the holiday season that brought your family together.  Finding an activity that everyone can enjoy and participate in, especially when you have a child with autism, can be challenging. Depending on your child’s abilities or their sensory aversions, the typical holiday activities may be out of the question. […]

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5 Valuable Ways to Help Your Child with Autism Enjoy Relationships

  Parents of children on the spectrum are often challenged to help their kids find (and keep) friends, mentors, and (even) romance.  Mostly, helping kids with ASD learn how to make meaningful connections is a fly-by-the-seat-of-your-pants experiment, depending on your particular child’s skills, interests, and challenges. Caring for my daughter Samantha, who had limited language […]

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