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Anxiety and Autism: Best Ways to Relieve the Effects of Anxiety

Anxiety and Autism: Best Ways to Relieve the Effects of Anxiety on Autism https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/anxiety-and-autism/

Anxiety and autism disorders Approximately 40 percent of children with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) also have an anxiety disorder (Steensel, Bögels, & Perrin, 2011). Anxiety can exacerbate symptoms of ASD making communication and social interactions increasingly difficult. Helping a child with autism learn practical skills to manage his/her anxiety can improve quality of life […]

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My Son With Autism Was Born to Soar

My Son With Autism Was Born to Soar

Where did 10 years go? My first-born son, Javier, is now in the double-digits. Motherhood has been the biggest blessing, although full of more challenges I thought I’d ever face! At the end of my pregnancy, I watched a talk show featuring celebrities speak about their children with autism. Not being very informed, I listened […]

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Inspirational New Book Provides Natural Ways to Treat ASD

Inspirational New Book Provides Natural Ways to Treat ASD https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/inspirational-new-book-provides-natural-ways-to-treat-asd

HEALING WITHOUT HURTING: Treating ADHD, Apraxia, and Autism Spectrum Disorders Naturally & Effectively Without Harmful Medication In this time of great urgency, the number of children being diagnosed with attention deficient hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), autism spectrum disorders (ASD), and their co-morbid conditions—such as obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), depression, impulsivity, and aggression—is growing exponentially. Yet, the […]

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Mental Health and Anxiety Treatment with Autism: There is Help

Mental Health and Anxiety Treatment with Autism: There Is Help https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/mental-health-anxiety-treatment-with-autism

If your child has autism spectrum disorder (ASD), he/she is far more likely to have one or more additional disorders—such as anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), or a mood disorder. Current estimates tell us more than 50 percent of children with ASD have significant anxiety. It’s common for high-functioning children on the spectrum to realize they […]

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Special Needs Training Program Promotes a Life of Productivity and Achievement

Special Needs Training Program Promotes a Life of Productivity and Achievement

The ride home from the pediatrician that afternoon in February, 1995, was as classic as it could get.  My wife was driving and sobbing, my three-year old son with autism, Aaron, was in the back seat crying, and I was next to him trying to calm him down.  I suddenly realized he had soiled his […]

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How does the Affordable Care Act benefit people on the Autism Spectrum?

Care coordination and client-centered care are promising concepts by Maayan Jaffe More than one-third of individuals in Ohio diagnosed with a developmental disability are dually diagnosed with a mental health disorder, according to a report published by the Ohio Coordinating Center of Excellence for Mental Illness and Developmental Disabilities (MIDD CCOE). Ohio’s statistic are in-line […]

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