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Sensory Enrichment Therapy: A New Approach

Sensory Enrichment Therapy: A New Approach http://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/sensory-enrichment-therapy-autism/

Children with autism often have sensory issues. They may be sensory seeking, or they may be sensory avoiding or even a little of both. For a child who is living with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), some textures can be very irritating. Sounds, crowds, lights or smells can upset them. Many sensory approaches already aim to […]

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Calming Self-Injurious Behavior with a Simple Touch

Calming Self-Injurious Behavior with a Simple Touch http://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/calming-self-injurious-behavior-autism

The hardest part of treating people with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is observing self-injurious behavior. It is especially difficult for the individual’s family and carers to witness them hurting themselves with such aggression when they do not always understand the reason or cause of the trigger. Therefore, I take my clients’ needs very seriously, and […]

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Successful Indian Head Massage for People with Special Needs

Successful Indian Head Massage for People with Special Needs https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/indian-massage-for-autism

Ollie was slow to speak—I believe he was intensely absorbing instead! For the first three years of his life, he appeared to be on total sensory overload. As he grew, it became increasingly clear that he was very bright, but he lacked the ability to read and process faces and body language or to second […]

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Issue 26 – A Season of Peace

Dear Readers, It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas. Everywhere you go… The excitement has begun. From crowded stores with festive music and lights to jam-packed streets, the very preparation for the holidays can be overwhelming. If you can find a way to prevent it all from becoming too demanding for your family, there […]

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Our first podcast – An interview with Dr John Pagano

Hi, I am Leslie Burby, the Editor in Chief of Autism Parenting Magazine. Thanks for checking out our first podcast. I thought I would give some background information about why I interviewed Dr. John Pagano about the Autism Massage. Dr John was introduced to me through a receptionist at my daughter’s previous occupational physical therapy […]

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How Autism Massage Helped My Daughter

Hi, my name is Leslie Burby and I thought that I would share my experience about how the autism massage helped my daughter Mary.  In the next edition of Autism Parenting Magazine, we will be doing an interview with Dr John Pagano who is a specialist in a special type of Qi Gong massage that […]

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