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Is an ABA Center the Right Option for Your Child on the Autism Spectrum?

Is an ABA Center the Right Option for Your Child on the Autism Spectrum? https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/right-option-for-your-child/

It’s no secret that autism diagnoses of children are growing. In a new study just published in the journal Pediatrics, one in 40 children has autism spectrum disorder, and according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, diagnoses of boys outnumber girls nearly four to one (1/37 boys versus 1/151 girls). While there is […]

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How to Fight for the Best Education for Your ASD Child

How to Fight for the Best Education for Your ASD Child https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/best-education-for-asd-child/

As the mother of six children, three autistic, three not disabled but in speech for a few years each in elementary schools, I have gone to way more than my fair share of educational meetings at school. Over the decades fighting that red tape, I have learned some ways to make the process less of […]

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6 Ways Homeschooling Improved My Son’s Life and Ability to Communicate

6 Ways Homeschooling Improved My Son’s Life and Ability to Communicate https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/6-ways-homeschooling-improved-my-sons-life-and-ability-to-communicate

My son, now 17, was diagnosed with Asperger’s at age 12, though we knew there was something “different” about him long before then.  I remember going to school for career day and seeing several kids in the hall excitedly greet my son, who just walked right by them without even acknowledging they had spoken to […]

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Important Strategies that Can Help Autistic Kids in the Classroom

Important Strategies that Can Help Autistic Kids in the Classroom https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/strategies-helping-autistic-kids-in-classroom

“If a child cannot learn in the way we teach…we must teach in a way the child can learn.” —Ignacio Estrada Let me begin with sharing a piece of a conversation I had while working with a differently-abled child: Colleague: “Miss, whenever you find the time, please meet me.” Me: “Sure.” Child: “Miss, I can […]

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10 Reasons Homeschooling May Be the Best Choice for Your Child with Autism

10 Ways Homeschooling May Be Better Option

Allow me to introduce myself.  I’m a former elementary school teacher who had no desire to homeschool.  However, the six weeks my son with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) spent in a regular preschool were the worst six weeks of our lives.  He became a completely different child.  Moving to a developmental delay preschool room helped, […]

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