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Effective Ways You Can Assess and Teach Social Skills

Effective Ways You Can Assess and Teach Social Skills https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/effective-ways-assess-social-skills/

Most parents with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) children want them to have effective social coaching in school to supplement what’s done at home. School Individualized Education Programs (IEP) usually include groups using social learning curriculum. How do we assess whether the child is learning effective skills? Are there any possible negative effects of social skills instruction, or […]

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Autism Parenting Magazine Author Provides FREE Holiday Tip Guide for Parents

Autism Parenting Magazine Author Provides FREE Holiday Tip Guide for Parents https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/holiday-tip-guide-for-parents/

During the busy and event-filled holiday season, parents of special needs children are often depressed and isolated. Many mothers and fathers feel as though a spotlight is being shined on their lives, and that their families fail to measure up to the so-called “normal” families portrayed in ads, TV programs, and movies. This can create […]

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HELP: My Special Needs Child Struggles with Motor Skills at School

HELP: My Special Needs Child Struggles with Motor Skills at School https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/child-struggles-with-motor-skills/

My son who is nine years old has delayed milestones. He has difficulty with repetitive speech and cannot communicate about what is done or taught in class. He is a very bright student, but due to weakness and his lack of fine motor skills, he is not able to copy from the blackboard. He also lacks […]

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Autism Therapies and Treatments You Need to Know

Autism Therapies and Treatments You Need to Know http://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/best-autism-therapies-and-treatments

The Ultimate Guide to Autism Therapies and Solutions 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 […]

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Valuable New Guide Helps Parents Better Understand Autism and Hand Skills From Flapping to Function

Valuable New Guide Helps Parents Better Understand Autism and Hand Skills From Flapping to Function http://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/parents-guide-understand-autism/

From Flapping to Function: A Parent’s Guide to Autism and Hand Skills explains why many children, as well as adults with autism, do not use their hands in a functional manner. Flapping the hands and lining up small items often replace natural fine motor experiences that are important for the development of hand skills. Readers […]

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Life Perspective: When a Picture is Not Worth A Thousand Words

Life Perspective: When a Picture is Not Worth A Thousand Words http://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/life-perspective-when-a-picture-is-not-worth-a-thousand-words

Like most grandparents, my home is full of photos of my grandchildren. In almost each and every photo they are smiling and happy. Each photo records a moment in time that is also etched into my memory. These photos record small events that are collectively the sum of each child’s life to date. As I […]

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How to Choose the Best GPS Tracker for Your Special Needs Child

How to Choose the Best GPS Tracker for Your Special Needs Child http://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/best-gps-tracker-for-autism/

If you have a child with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), you already know there is a high risk that he/she might try to elope, or wander off without permission.  For such parents, a GPS tracker is not a luxury—it’s a necessity.  There are a large number of products on the market to help protect children […]

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Simple Ways You Can Help Strengthen the ASD Sibling Relationship

Growing up with autism can be a challenge for everyone: for the child whose view of the world differs from those around them, for the parents who go the extra mile to look after and keep their child with autism happy, and even for the brothers and sisters who struggle to connect with their sibling. […]

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