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Prepare Now: Teenagers With Autism Are Becoming Adults

Prepare Now: Teenagers With Autism Are Becoming Adults https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/teenagers-with-autism-becoming-adults/

According to statistics, an estimated 500,000 teenagers diagnosed with autism will become adults over the next 10 years.  As the rate of diagnosis continues to climb (1 in 125 in 2004, 1 in 59 US births in 2018), preparations must be made, not only by families but by our communities as well. Currently, nearly half […]

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Good News on the Horizon With Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act

Good News on the Horizon With Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/horizon-with-innovation-and-opportunity/

The 2014 Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act opened the door for young people with disabilities to be evaluated for regular work in the community before being steered toward subminimum wage jobs.  This Act has transformed the options available for those with disabilities when they age out of the educational system. In Minnesota, the number of […]

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Is the ABLE Account the Right Savings Tool for My Special Needs Child?

Is the ABLE Account the Right Savings Tool for My Special Needs Child? https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/able-account-the-right-savings-tool-autism

Question:  It is the beginning of a new year, I want to start saving for my child’s future, and I heard quite a bit about the ABLE Accounts.  Is an ABLE a good account to begin saving in for my child’s future? — Abigail Saving for your child’s future is a great step in helping […]

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Remarkable Mom Battles for the Rights of All People With Autism

Remarkable Mom Battles for the Rights of All People With Autism https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/remarkable-mom-battles-autism-rights

Autism Warrior: Anna Kennedy Anna is the founder and chairperson of the British charity Anna Kennedy Online, which aims to support and share information to families and adults affected by autism. She is also the cofounder of two schools, a vocational college, and a respite service. Accomplishments: Anna is extremely proud to have established a […]

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Top Ways to Find the Best Job for Someone with Severe Autism

Maintaining Strength and Courage During the Holidays https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/find-best-job-severe-autism

As a special education teacher and a caretaker for people with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), I constantly worry about the futures of my students/clients. More specifically, I wonder whether or not they will be able to acquire employment. For some individuals, such as those with high-functioning autism and Asperger’s, there are several vocational training programs […]

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Issue 73 – Amazing Ways To Support Autism

Buy Single Issue Subscribe today and save 50% Features: Easy Ways to Help Your Child Socialize Using Video Self-Modeling Learn simple ways to teach social skills using an innovative tool known as Video Self-Modeling. Melissa M. Root, PhD Special Needs and Safety: Ways To Keep Kids Protected Follow a three-step approach to preventing accidents or […]

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Issue 71 – Navigating A New Year

  Buy Single Issue Subscribe today and save 50% Features: Why Not Pledge to Cut Yourself Some Slack In the New Year? The father of a young, nonverbal boy compassionately reviews the true value of new year’s resolutions. James Guttman Easy Ways to Add Simple Communication Strategies to a Kid’s Life A speech-language pathologist, parent […]

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People with Autism Are Filling a Void in the Workplace

People with Autism Are Filling a Void in the Workplace https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/autism-filling-a-void-in-the-workplace

The future job market is looking bright for many people with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Large companies such as Microsoft, EY, and Utah-based Chargeback have piloted neurodiversity programs that aim to employ adults who are on the spectrum. The main objective of the program is to explore the possible benefits of hiring employees with varying […]

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Issue 67 – Preparing for Adulthood With Autism

Buy Single Issue Subscribe today and save 50% Features: How to Transition Your Young Adult with Asperger’s Into the World Learn ways to help your adult child transition from living at home to successfully enter the adult world. Safia Fatima Mohiuddin What You Need to Know About the Benefits of AAC Evaluations A certified speech-language […]

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Navigating the Abyss of Autism On the Spectrum

My name is James Link. I am 21 years old and was diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) twice. My mom wanted these two different diagnoses so we would be better able to plan for my education and future. The diagnostic process was very different both times. My mom suspected that I had autism because […]

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