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Issue 72 – Sensory Solutions For Life

Autism Parenting Magazine Issue 71 - Navigating A New Year http://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/issue-71-navigating-a-new-year/

  Buy Single Issue Subscribe today and save 50% Features: Top Strategies To Enhance Your Child’s Capacity For Self Love A parent coach provides two exciting activities to help encourage self-love. Connie Hammer, MSW, PCI Certified Parent Coach® Autism and ADHD: Do You Know How To Help With Co-occurring Conditions? Learn both the differences and […]

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The Good Doctor Changes the Way People See Autism

An Exclusive Chat About Autism with a Cast Member of The Good Doctor Tamlyn Tomita plays Allegra Aoki on ABC’s new hit show The Good Doctor, which premiered last month to 17 million people. The series follows Dr. Shaun Murphy, a surgical resident with savant syndrome and an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and his journey […]

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How Do You Explain Autism? A Personal Look

How Do You Explain Autism? A Personal Look https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/explaining-autism-personal-look

“What’s his autism?” asks my son, whom I’ll call Caleb, as we are packing his bag for swim team practice. He’s talking about a school friend who, like him, is on the spectrum. “What do you think it is?” “Well,” he says, “he gets frustrated when the schedule changes, just like I used to.” “So […]

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4 Simple Ways Spouses Can Ensure Parenting Success with ASD

I am an avid reader.  I read tons of books and even more blogs.  As someone who considers himself to be a part of the special needs community, I often read a lot of blogs about special needs families.  Over the past two years, one of the things that I have discovered is that there […]

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What I Learned About Parenting and Autism as a Neurotypical Kid

Your children are just as worried about you as you are about them… My younger brother, Preston, was diagnosed with autism on December 29th, 2002.  My mother would often retell the story in great detail, saying, “I’ll never forget the neurologist slamming us in the face with the diagnosis while you and Austin were standing […]

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Issue 58 – The Greatest Love of All: Family

Issue 58 - The Greatest Love of All: Family

  Buy Single Issue Subscribe today and save 50% Features: 8 Valentine’s Day Wishes For Special Needs Families The founder of Your Autism Coach, LLC shares her special Valentine’s Day wishes for you and the people you love most. Deanna Picon Winning Ways to Share the Love With All of Your Children Learn simple and […]

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The Need to Understand the Sensitivities of Autism

The ability to recognize and express empathy is a popular subject when autism is discussed.  Many assume that people with autism lack this skill.  However, is this really an accurate claim? First, I want to review how empathy is defined, and secondly, what empathy is in reality. Empathy is defined as “the ability to feel […]

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Parenting and Autisming – A Loving Perspective

Parenting having Autism - A Loving Perspective

There are many articles about parenting a child with autism, but what about parenting when you’re the one with autism? I’ve heard it said that people with autism don’t like relationships or children.  I should probably let all the mothers and fathers with autism know they’ve clearly been “autisming” wrong. When I autism (it’s a […]

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Giving a Voice to Special Needs Kids Who Cannot Speak

Over the past 17 years, our program, Kid Pan Alley, worked with more than 40,000 children writing songs in schools throughout the country.  Those kids have written more than 2,700 songs, some of which were recorded by top entertainers such as Delbert McClinton, Sissy Spacek, Amy Grant, Kix Brooks, Suzy Bogguss and more.  One was […]

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Special Twins Walk Hand-in-Hand Through Life

Special Twins Go Hand-in-Hand Through Life

Six years ago, my husband and I were informed by a doctor we were expecting twins to join the four-year-old daughter we already had. My husband did not utter a word for hours until I asked him what was wrong.  Appearing to be in a near stupor, he replied, “I’m trying to figure out how to pay for […]

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