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5 Myths About Girls With Asperger’s and Social Groups

5 Myths About Girls With Asperger’s and Social Groups https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/myths-about-girls-aspergers-group/

Think you know about girls on the autism spectrum? Well, think again. Here are five myths you may have heard about that need to be reconsidered when we think about girls who have been diagnosed with Asperger’s syndrome (AS), “mild autism,” or autism spectrum disorder (ASD) level 1. This information comes from original research done […]

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A Teacher’s View: The Beauty of Autism

A Teacher's View: The Beauty of Autism https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/the-beautiful-view-of-autism/

In my experience, people with autism always have things that are priorities to them. Priorities can mean many different things. It could be a highly specific topic of conversation they wish to discuss, a tangible item that is particularly important to them, or maybe it’s an activity they wish to engage in without interruption. People […]

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Simple Ways to Use ABA Intervention in Family Routines

Simple Ways to Use ABA Intervention in Family Routines https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/aba-intervention-family-routines/

Applied behavior analysis (ABA) interventions have been proven to be extremely effective for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), increasing their skills and reducing problem behavior (National Autism Center, 2015). There are a variety of ways ABA can be provided, but the way it is often delivered, through intensive 1:1 therapy, has come to be […]

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Can DIR Floortime Help Kids With Autism Develop Communication Skills?

Can DIR Floortime Help Kids With Autism Develop Communication Skills? https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/floortime-therapy/

Is your child with autism passive or sensory seeking? Are there developmental delays? Floortime therapy, an evidence-based intervention for autism, may strengthen basic communication skills and relationship skills for your child. What is DIR Floortime? Developmental Individual-difference Relationship-based model (DIR) Floortime was developed by the late Dr. Stanley Greenspan to help children with autism spectrum […]

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Easy Ways to Teach Important Language and Leisure Skills

Easy Ways to Teach Important Language and Leisure Skills https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/teaching-important-language-leisure-skills

Children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) benefit from direct instruction regarding leisure skills and the language that is embedded throughout these activities.  Dr. Mark and Cindy Sundberg recently presented on this topic and noted play provides a comfortable and natural way for parents and children to interact. In addition, children with autism and other language […]

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Thrive in Chaos Experiencing Joy and Happiness…WHILE You Serve Those With Special Needs

Thrive in Chaos Experiencing Joy and Happiness...WHILE You Serve Those With Special Needs https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/experiencing-joy-and-happiness-while-serving-special-needs

Meet Kyle Jetsel, a happily married father of six with two sons affected by autism.  The Jetsel family has come to realize they have a choice. They choose to be optimistic, to repel discouragement and to THRIVE in the CHAOS. Kyle and his oldest son, Alek, have written a book that details the JOY, the […]

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Excellent Ways to Develop Social Skills and Independence at the Store

Excellent Ways to Develop Social Skills and Independence at the Store https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/excellent-ways-develop-social-skills

The relevance of social skills among autistic people cannot be overemphasized as it has enabled them to interact and be independent in society. It is crystal clear that contemporary society has failed to provide enough support for people with learning disability as most societal structures assume that everyone in the society is able, and in […]

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5 Things You Need to Know About Social Skills

5 Things You Need to Know About Social Skills

Welcome to Social Skills Corner.  We have been working with families for many years.  Parents frequently express concerns about their children not having friends or not knowing how to interact with other people either individually or in groups.  We want you to be able to help your child to make friends and improve social interactions […]

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Issue 46 – The Time for Acceptance

Issue 46 Features

  Buy Single Issue Subscribe today and save 50%   Features: Autism Awareness – Easy Ways to Help Your Child Make a True Connection Excellent advice for parents on how to include children in raising autism awareness through the forging of friendships in the community. Lisa Timms Why Autism Awareness? Because No One Gains from […]

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