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How to Help a Child with Autism Feel Good About Food

How to Help a Child with Autism Feel Good About Food https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/autism-feel-good-about-food/

Starting school or daycare is a big step for children; there are new routines to learn, new people, to get to know and a new building to navigate. For children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) who attend mainstream settings, these challenges are magnified. One of the aspects of school life that can cause a lot […]

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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 : https://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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Issue 67 – Preparing for Adulthood With Autism

Buy Single Issue Subscribe today and save 50% Features: How to Transition Your Young Adult with Asperger’s Into the World Learn ways to help your adult child transition from living at home to successfully enter the adult world. Safia Fatima Mohiuddin What You Need to Know About the Benefits of AAC Evaluations A certified speech-language […]

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Probiotics and Autism

Probiotics and Autism https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/probiotics-and-autism

Quick Navigation Best Probiotics for AutismWhat is the Possible Cause?Autism, Probiotics and Digestive HealthHow probiotics and diet help treat digestive concerns like IBSFood that should be avoidedBest probiotic strains for autismRecommended foods as IBS and autism treatmentBenefits of foods rich in probiotics for kids with autismDisadvantages or side effects of probioticsBest Probiotics for AutismMany autism […]

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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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How to Recognize the Medical Comorbidities of Autism

The etiology of autism, though still a mystery, is believed to be a combination of genetic and environmental factors.  Autism is thought to develop sometime during pregnancy and the first three years of life (early-onset autism) or, as in regressive or late-onset autism, some children appear to have developed normally until 12-24 months before losing […]

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Issue 55 – Celebrating with the People We Love

  Buy Single Issue Subscribe today and save 50% Features: Why Children with Autism Need Family Holiday Traditions Great tips on how to prepare a rigid child for the many changes the season brings as well as the benefits of family traditions. Brittany Fichter Inspiring Boy “Breaks” Through Autism and Its Stereotypes A mother shares […]

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Issue 45 – Protecting Your Child with Autism

  Buy Single Issue Subscribe today and save 50%   Features: Your Child with Special Needs Is Entitled to a Free and Appropriate Education But Where Do You Start? A leading autism and children’s rights advocate explains the need to create strong parent/school district partnerships to ensure children receive appropriate placement and the best education […]

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