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How To Get The Social Skills Class Your Family Wants and Needs

How To Get The Social Skills Class Your Family Wants and Needs https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/social-skills-wants-and-needs/

Seriously, what child really wants to sign up for social skills class? In my storied career, I’ve actually only heard one child bemoan, “But Mom, I really need social skills!” The rest of my clients have been coaxed, cajoled, and bribed into attending the initial session, generally to discover that the class wasn’t that harrowing, […]

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Top Advice On Operant Conditioning In Individuals With Autism

Top Advice On Operant Conditioning In Individuals With Autism https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/advice-operant-conditioning-individuals-autism/

People like to be rewarded for a job well done. Rewards can be as simple as a parent praising a child for picking up toys or as significant as getting a promotion after years of dedication and hard work. This reinforcement, known as a part of operant conditioning, helps an individual make an association between […]

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6 Simple Tips For Helping Someone With Autism Get Into a Routine

6 Simple Tips For Helping Someone With Autism Get Into a Routine https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/simple-tips-helping-autism-routine/

Starting or getting into routines can be difficult for teens and young adults with autism and  learning differences. Here are six basic steps you can use to help someone on the spectrum establish normal routines. These steps can be used by anyone looking to either get back to a routine, start a new one, or […]

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Autism Warrior: Angeline Francis Khoo Luxury Designer Empowers People With Special Needs With Training And Jobs

Autism Warrior: Angeline Francis Khoo Luxury Designer Empowers People With Special Needs With Training And Jobs https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/empowers-people-training-and-jobs/

Angeline Francis Khoo is the founder of Rosie On Fire, a fashion company dedicated to hiring people with autism into roles that play to their strengths. She said was inspired to provide these opportunities after seeing her siblings, who are on the autism spectrum, overlooked in the job market. “We do this by focusing on creating […]

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How Music Can Help Those With ASD Cope With Anxiety

How Music Can Help Those With ASD Cope With Anxiety https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/music-help-asd-cope-anxiety/

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD ) is a wide spectrum and one that can come in a whole range of severities. However, one thing that many people with ASD have is some form of anxiety, and that can be tough to deal with. Research has shown that music is able to help mental health quite substantially, […]

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An Exclusive Look at AUTISM with Julie Laurent

Encouragement speaker Derrick Hayes gives an AUTISM interview by asking six questions through each letter in the word “autism” to give readers an insightful perspective from parents, experts, entrepreneurs, and other leaders in the field. Today’s AUTISM Interview is with Julie Laurent, a country manager in charge of developing CommunicoTool, an app to help nonverbal […]

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How to Make Medical Visits Easier for Your Child with Autism

How to Make Medical Visits Easier for Your Child with Autism http://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/how-to-make-medical-visits-easier-for-your-child-with-autism

Emma takes medication that requires quarterly visits to the lab so they can draw blood to ensure her medication is within a therapeutic range.  Emma does not like going to the lab.  The day of the lab appointment, her father does not tell her where they are going because he knows she will cry and […]

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The Important Difference Between Conversation and Communication with Autism

The Important Difference Between Conversation and Communication with Autism

  It is amazing to watch the interaction between these two young, fun-loving adults.  Both are geniuses in their own way.  One is an artist. The other, a computer whiz.  And they both share a fantastic camaraderie.  They have a special connection and enjoy spending time with each other. They’re both blessed with a sense […]

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Simple Ways to Make Pokémon GO! Safe with Autism

By now you have probably heard of Pokémon Go!  It is a mobile game developed by Niantic that includes location-based augmentative reality.  In other words, using the GPS on your phone, the game identifies real-world locations near you and the “digital you” on your phone screen searches for, captures and trains Pokémons in your own […]

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