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The Benefits of Pets with Autism: Maria’s Birds Heal Her Spirit

The Benefits of Pets with Autism: Maria's Birds Heal Her Spirit http://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/benefits-of-pets-with-autism/

A friend’s teen daughter who has high functioning autism enjoys her bird pets. She is aware of their heartbeats and she notices their beautiful eyelashes. Most wouldn’t see these special elements of birds. Maria’s sensitivity is an amazing gift and her caring for all animals is inspiring. Animals are great healers for many children, especially […]

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Top 8 Things I Wish Schools Understood About Autism

Top 8 Things I Wish Schools Understood About Autism https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/things-i-wish-school-understood-about-autism

No two children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are the same, nor do they have the same experiences. Just because one child with autism breaks a pen or tears up a workbook when he/she is anxious at school, doesn’t mean that every child on the spectrum reacts in the same way in an environment that […]

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