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How Do ABLE Accounts and Third Party Special Needs Trust Compare?

How Do ABLE Accounts and Third Party Special Needs Trust Compare? https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/able-accounts-and-special-needs/

Could you compare, from a high level, ABLE accounts and a Third Party Special Needs Trust? From a high-level perspective, ABLE accounts and Third Party Special Needs Trust are the same in one main way, any money positioned in these accounts are not counted as a resource when an individual with a disability applies for […]

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Check Out The Benefits Available for Families With Special Needs Kids

Check Out The Benefits Available for Families With Special Needs Kids http://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/special-needs-kids-family-benefits/

If you are the parent, caregiver or representative of a child younger than 18 who has disabilities, there are many possible government benefits that you and they could be eligible to receive.  In addition, an adult who became disabled in childhood prior to age 22 might also be eligible for benefits as well. Supplemental Security […]

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What You Need to Know About the Benefits of AAC Evaluations

What You Need to Know About the Benefits of AAC Evaluations https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/know-about-aac-evaluations-benefits

As a speech-language pathologist for more than 18 years, I have spent most of my career in the field of augmentative and alternative communication. My key interests have always been children and adults who have complex communication needs. This population displays a variety of disabilities, but my past and current caseloads include mostly children with […]

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Issue 69 – The Gift of Calm This Season

  Buy Single Issue Subscribe today and save 50% Features: Expert Advice On How To Manage Anxiety In Children With Autism A consultant psychiatrist with 20 years of clinical experience shares ways to ease your child’s anxiety and encourage stress management. Andrés Fonseca, MD, MSc, MRCPsych, FRSA Easy Ways To Create Some Calm For A […]

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An Exclusive Look at AUTISM with Anna Bullard

An Exclusive Look at AUTISM with Anna Bullard https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/exclusive-look-at-autism-anna-bullard

Encouragement speaker Derrick Hayes gives an AUTISM Interview by asking six questions through each letter in the word AUTISM to give readers an insightful perspective from parents, experts, entrepreneurs, and other leaders in the field. Today’s AUTISM Interview is with Anna Bullard who started her journey of advocacy for autism in 2007 when her middle […]

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It’s Time to Prepare for Long Term Care for ALL

rQuestion: “My father is going through early onset Alzheimer’s and I am watching the financial and emotional stress it is taking on him and my mother.  I can only imagine if that happened to my wife and I while we trying to care for our son with autism.  What can we do? — Rick Answer: […]

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Fatherly Love: I’m Dad to the World’s Most Dangerous Superhero


I’m one of the lucky few to know the secret identity of the Preteen Mutant Ninja Turtle that patrols our house, keeping it safe from bad guys of all kinds, and crane flies that invariably invade our house every spring.  If you are a friend of evil, look out, because she will terminate you with […]

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10 Things Medics Need to Know about Your Autism

Accidents happen. We all hope for the best, but being prepared for the unexpected is particularly important for people with autism. The heightened level of anxiety associated with an emergency can turn a challenging event into a nightmare, so being ready is of the utmost importance Owing to the complex and individual nature of autism, […]

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Precious Time: Maximizing the Progress of Children with Autism through Insurance-Funded Home-Based Services

The education of students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) generally falls into two major categories – school-based instruction and home-based instruction. While the two service types aren’t mutually exclusive, as a parent or caregiver, you can only focus on what you do at home outside of the school system to help the child. In order […]

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Issue 21 – Transition Parents Can Make It Happen

Dear Readers, Transitions can be challenging. Everyone experiences some type of major change in life, whether it’s a new job, a new school, or maybe a new relationship. Transitions make us analyze where we’ve been and where we’re going; they make us refocus our efforts, and in some situations, they make us find ways to […]

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