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Finding the Right Therapy to Help Foster Independence With Special Needs

Finding the Right Therapy to Help Foster Independence With Special Needs https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/right-therapy-with-special-needs/

Functional independence skills are necessary for daily living and establishing quality of life. For ‘neuro-typical’ individuals, we exercise functional independence every day without thinking much about it. We get ourselves up, bathed, dressed, fed and out the door instinctually. For children with autism, however, these functional skills are often not always innate. It’s important to […]

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To the Kind Man Who Helped My Son After He Was Bullied

Much has been written on the subject of autism and bullying.  I must admit, I am not sure how, but somehow my son Niam managed to escape the trauma of being bullied.  As an overprotective mother, I created a safety net around my son, monitored his every move, his surroundings, and the people around him. I have made a […]

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