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The Remarkable Influence of Music on Life with Autism

The Remarkable Influence of Music on Life with Autism https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/influence-of-music-autism

“Lots of people with autism have specialties,” my son James said recently, “and my specialty is music!” James, now 15, is a born musician. His perfect pitch revealed itself before he was three, his little voice shouting out the names of notes in a restaurant where live musicians tuned their instruments, astonishing everyone in the […]

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Issue 68 – ASD Strategies in Action

  Buy Single Issue Subscribe today and save 50% Features: Expert Ways to Help Tame Tantrums and Manage Meltdowns An occupational therapist and assistive technology practitioner explains the fundamental differences between temper tantrums and meltdowns and shares strategies to help address them. Alicia Ford-Lanza, MS, OTR/L, ATP Choosing The Best Childcare For Your ASD Child […]

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Easy Ways to Create A Sensory Space for Kids with Autism

Easy Ways to Create A Sensory Space for Kids with Autism

Children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) may have issues effectively processing sensory information and may perceive sensation differently. For example, a child may perceive touch sensation as painful or immediately become startled when touched.  Some children are extremely sensitive to noises such as the sound of a toilet flushing.  A child’s sensory needs and way […]

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Exciting Ways Sound and Music Can Help Your Child’s Development

Exciting Ways Sound and Music Can Help Your Child's Development sound-music-for-childs-development

Autism is a wide, all-encompassing term that covers a variety of conditions, most of which include a difficulty in connecting with others through communication and relationship skills.  First diagnosed in 1943 by the pioneering psychiatrist Leo Kanner, autism has been studied for over half a century, with researchers continuously discovering new methods to help care […]

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