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Great Ways Exercise Can Benefit Kids with Autism for Life

Great Ways Exercise Can Benefit Kids with Autism for Life

“There are many reasons to encourage fitness activities for youth and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders.  Regular physical activity has been shown to enhance both behavior and mood.” Fred R. Volkmar, M.D. Irving B. Harris Professor, Director – Child Study Center, Yale University School of Medicine, Chief of Child Psychiatry, Yale New Haven Hospital, Editor… Continue Reading

Ways to Develop a Positive Sense of Self and Relationships on the Spectrum

Ways to Develop a Positive Sense of Self and Relationships on the Spectrum

An interview with Dr. Tony Attwood, Ph.D. AS/ASD expert In a previous article for Autism Parenting Magazine, I addressed erasing the prejudice of violence associated with individuals on the autism spectrum.  Although it is important to erase that growing prejudice, I mentioned that it would be negligent not to discuss the possibility of special interests… Continue Reading

Issue 38 – Keeping ASD Kids Healthy

Issue 38 – Keeping ASD Kids Healthy

Dear Readers, The journey toward good health — it’s in the news every day. It’s circulated on television, social media, newspapers, magazines…we are inundated by free-flowing advice.  It’s easy to feel a bit overwhelmed by all the reports, as they often contradict and they aren’t always easy to follow. That’s why we have chosen to… Continue Reading