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Living With Autism: The Long Journey to a Peaceful Heart

Living With Autism: The Long Journey to a Peaceful Heart https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/long-journey-peaceful-heart-autism/

Life is wonderful, then bam! You have been chosen—you have a special needs child. Now begins the whirlwind of emotions, pain, sorrow, heartache, fear, and the feeling of helplessness; each one serving as a necessary component in the long process of acceptance, healing and moving on. It’s amazing how you instantly feel you are all […]

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Finding the Special Needs Trust That’s Right for Your Family

Finding the Special Needs Trust That's Right for Your Family https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/special-needs-trust-autism-family

Question: “My husband and I have been researching special needs trust, and we have realized there are multiple types. Would you mind describing the types of special needs trusts that exist and the reasons for each? Answer: You are correct. Special Needs Trust is a broad term that can comprise various types of trusts.  We […]

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New Book Will Resonate with Special Needs Families

New Book Will Resonate with Special Needs Families https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/book-resonate-special-needs-families

Lookin Out For Leroy By Janey H. Bailey Lookin Out For Leroy is an uplifting story about 11-year-old Leroy, who is autistic. He struggles with many basic life skills, but musically he is a prodigy. Narrated by his 14-year-old carer and sister, Tia, the siblings are recruited into a Caribbean band and are taken on […]

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Hold That Face: How to Stay Calm When Life Gets Tough

Hold That Face: How to Stay Calm When Life Gets Tough https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/stay-calm-when-life-gets-tough

People seemed to freeze in their movements as my son, Frankie, ran through the parking lot screaming “Nooo!”  I avoided eye contact and hurried to catch him before we provided the store’s entertainment for the day.  I tried not to show fear and kept a straight face as I hurried to catch him.  If I […]

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