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Changing the Way We Celebrate Birthdays with Autism

Changing the Way We Celebrate Birthdays with Autism https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/celebrate-birthdays-with-autism/

Birthdays can be hard for my family. My son has autism and with it comes difficulty connecting with others. He’s always wanted to play with other kids, but he lacked the social skills to navigate friendship and play. He doesn’t process things quickly enough due to a processing disorder, so when kids are asking him […]

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A Private Look at Autism and Motherhood

A Private Look at Autism and Motherhood https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/a-look-at-autism-motherhood

Sometimes life is too much. I feel this way. Of course, she feels this way too. How am I supposed to instill in my girl a capacity for dignity and self-respect, while I also acknowledge her requisite burden of crippling unease? I must be her example.  I’m duty-bound to set a precedent. Not always sure […]

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I Can Hear You with My Heart

I Can Hear You with My Heart https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/i-can-hear-you-with-my-heart/

Autism is easy to misunderstand, misinterpret, and mislead. My son is the master of disguise, and the best way to understand our kids is to assume nothing. That is, assume only that they are kids, children, teens—silly, loving, intelligent—and, well, simply put, no different than any other kid. Everything I have been told about autism […]

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Issue 62 – Motherhood: An Enduring Love

Autism Parenting Magazine Issue 62 - Motherhood: An Enduring Love https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/issue-62-motherhood-love

  Buy Single Issue Subscribe today and save 50% Features: Celebrating the Love and Strength of Women in Our Lives In celebration of Mother’s Day, autism advocate and attorney Areva Martin shares an intimate look at the enduring effect of strong and loving women. Areva Martin, Esq. Top Ways Autistic Teens Can Transition to the […]

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Issue 49 – Understanding the People We Love

Autism Parenting Magazine - Issue 49

  Buy Single Issue Subscribe today and save 50% Features: Advice on Understanding and Calming Sensory Overload in Children A pediatric occupational therapist and mother explains sensory overload and provides excellent ways to calm. Kimberly Zissler Syers OTR/L The Benefits of Teaching Your Child with ASD the Value of Money A communication expert provides great […]

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A Powerful Look at Motherhood – Being Mom Without the Adjective that Precedes it

A look at motherhood

Have you ever defined the word “Mom?” No, not the Merriam-Webster dictionary definition, but truly what it means to be a Mom. It’s not an easy question to answer, because a Mom is so many things. There’s the Working Mom, Soccer Mom, Cool Mom, Strict Mom, and basically any word you want to insert in […]

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Issue 47 – Motherhood – An Unconditional Love

Issue 47 features

  Buy Single Issue Subscribe today and save 50% Features: Using Mindfulness to Conquer Parental Stress Now Expert advice on stress reduction strategies for parents of children with autism. Dr. Neill Broderick and Colin Rhodes, M.Sc. How an Amazing Cat Changed My Child with Autism’s World Mother to Iris Grace, the young artist known for […]

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