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Autism and Toddlers: The Amazing Rewards Of Early Intervention

Autism and Toddlers: The Amazing Rewards Of Early Intervention https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/amazing-rewards-of-early-intervention/

Several months after turning one, our son Daniel started to show some unusual behavior. He started to forget words he had learned, and he would let chewed food fall out of his mouth while eating. Although concerning, we didn’t give it too much thought until he started becoming more passive, spending increasing time staring into […]

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Remarkable Mom Advocates for Special Needs Education Support Hayley Gripp

Remarkable Mom Advocates for Special Needs Education Support Hayley Gripp https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/advocates-for-special-needs-education/

For the past 17 years, Raja Marhaba has been advocating for hundreds of special needs children in the education system. Raja founded The Jonathan Foundation when she learned both of her sons were special needs. She fought the school system for 10 years to get her sons the proper accommodations so they could succeed in […]

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How Can I Begin Planning for My Special Needs Child’s Future

Question: It is one of my New Year’s Resolutions to assemble a plan for my son’s future, but I have not been able to get started yet.  I just don’t know where or how to start.  What should my first step be? — Laura I can certainly understand not quite getting started on your New […]

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Special Moms Who Changed the Way Families Shop

Warrior moms. We’ve always been there. Fighting for our kids. Protecting them. Providing for them. Defending their rights. Especially mothers like us: mothers of children with special needs. We are the voice for our children who have no voice of their own. We will fight for them. With all our strength. For as long as […]

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Sensory Weighted Blanket and Miracle Cape Created with Love

Sensory Weighted Blanket and Miracle Cape Created with Love http://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/sensory-weighted-blanket-autism/

Sit down for a cup of coffee with Marna Pacheco, and she’ll tell you that grocery shopping can be tough. But it’s not the weekly scavenger hunt for this obscure ingredient or that hard-to-find brand that makes food-finding missions tough. It’s a combination of things, in fact. For starters, Pacheco’s 11-year-old daughter, Millie, often acts […]

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Expert Advice on How to Help Your Teenager with Autism Thrive

Expert Advice on How to Help Your Teenager with Autism Thrive

As the years have progressed in my career working with children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and their families, I have had the privilege to work with more and more teenagers. I have met some remarkable young men and women with autism who have taught me a lot, and I have had the honor of […]

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New Book Will Resonate with Special Needs Families

New Book Will Resonate with Special Needs Families https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/book-resonate-special-needs-families

Lookin Out For Leroy By Janey H. Bailey Lookin Out For Leroy is an uplifting story about 11-year-old Leroy, who is autistic. He struggles with many basic life skills, but musically he is a prodigy. Narrated by his 14-year-old carer and sister, Tia, the siblings are recruited into a Caribbean band and are taken on […]

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Do You Need to Be a Special Ed Teacher to Homeschool a Child with ASD?

Do You Need to Be a Special Ed Teacher to Homeschool a Child with ASD? https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/special-education-teacher-homeschooling-autism

Dear Rob… I sure hope you are able to give me some advice. My eight-year-old son has autism spectrum disorder (ASD), attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), depression, stress, and anxiety. The school will listen, but does nothing to help as far as changing his Individualized Education Program (IEP) for behavior issues. I am doubting myself […]

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When Am I Fixing a Special Needs Child Versus Raising Him?

When Am I Fixing a Special Needs Child Versus Raising Him https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/fixing-special-needs-child-versus-raising

The girl sitting next to me in a parent class leaned over and whispered, “Do you think we are doing too much and looking to fix our kids?” This was a big conversation to have right as class was starting, and to be frank, it is one that I have had with many other autism […]

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Issue 72 – Sensory Solutions For Life

Autism Parenting Magazine Issue 71 - Navigating A New Year http://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/issue-71-navigating-a-new-year/

  Buy Single Issue Subscribe today and save 50% Features: Top Strategies To Enhance Your Child’s Capacity For Self Love A parent coach provides two exciting activities to help encourage self-love. Connie Hammer, MSW, PCI Certified Parent Coach® Autism and ADHD: Do You Know How To Help With Co-occurring Conditions? Learn both the differences and […]

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