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The Road to Success: Growing Up With Autism

The Road to Success: Growing Up With Autism https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/success-growing-up-with-autism/

When I was a kid, I was something of a handful. I acted out in class, antagonized my peers, and was generally a disturber of the peace. I got punished with detention more times than I can count and spent so much time in the principal’s office that I still remember what it looked like […]

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New Study Reveals Support Gap For People With Special Needs

New Study Reveals Support Gap For People With Special Needs https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/study-support-people-special-needs/

United Cerebral Palsy and the ANCOR Foundation released their The Case for Inclusion 2019 report that analyzed how well state programs, especially Medicaid, are meeting the needs of those with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). The study did find some continued positive changes including the move away from institutions into community living; however, the study also […]

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What Role Can Faith Play in Your Autism Journey?

What Role Can Faith Play in Your Autism Journey? https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/faith-in-your-autism-journey/

Have you ever wondered what role faith plays in your autism journey? As a Christian, I can only speak from that perspective, but I am aware that other faiths may have insights on this topic as well. Our faith in God gives us hope in what otherwise would seem like a hopeless situation. Faith gives […]

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Top 10 Ways to Develop a Better Relationship With Your Aspie Teen

Top 10 Ways to Develop a Better Relationship With Your Aspie Teen https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/better-relationship-with-your-aspie/

As parents, we all want to have the best possible relationship with our children. Teen years can be particularly difficult, especially when your teen is on the spectrum. And no matter how much advice we get from the professionals, it is still hard to accept some of the behavioral traits of our Aspie teens. It […]

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Improving Lifestyles and Planning for Tomorrow with Special Needs

Improving Lifestyles and Planning for Tomorrow with Special Needs https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/improving-and-planning-for-tomorrow/

All parents want their children to live wonderful lives, and they do all they can to make that a reality.  As your child with autism becomes an adult, that journey can become more and more challenging. It can become difficult to find services, to find a primary care provider who understands your adult child’s needs, […]

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Q&A HELP! I Don’t Know How To Handle Inertia With Autism

Q&A HELP! I Don't Know How To Handle Inertia With Autism https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/how-to-handle-inertia-with-autism/

Do you have any information on inertia and the best ways to help a young girl diagnosed with autism handle it? –Anne Hi Anne. As an occupational therapist, we specialize in helping people with the motor planning part of inertia (also known as the clinical term “praxis”). Motor planning is a higher level skill than […]

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New Game Helps Young ASD Boy See the World Differently

New Game Helps Young ASD Boy See the World Differently http://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/game-helps-autism-better-connect

Dylan is a special little guy diagnosed with autism very young. He sees the world through a different colored pair of sunglasses every day. Days are spent trying to take what he sees in his mind and comprehend it in the real world. Imagine always missing one piece when you are trying to put together a […]

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