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Top Advice on How to Approach Your ASD Teen About Hygiene

Top Advice on How to Approach Your ASD Teen About Hygiene https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/approach-asd-teen-about-hygiene/

My son Ryan entered puberty way ahead of schedule, and I was caught by surprise scrambling to create strategies to help navigate his increased need for a basic daily hygiene regimen. What I needed was a buy-in from him: a plan to get Ry excited about cleanliness and a method to point him down the […]

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Top Advice on Ways Teachers and Parents Can Better Communicate

Top Advice on Ways Teachers and Parents Can Better Communicate https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/ways-teachers-parents-better-communicate

Sending a child off to school is one of the scariest things a parent ever has to do. If that child has autism spectrum disorder (ASD), or any special needs, the fear is enhanced. Even though most special needs parents have more contact with their children’s teachers than other parents, it’s still hard not knowing […]

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When Am I Fixing a Special Needs Child Versus Raising Him?

When Am I Fixing a Special Needs Child Versus Raising Him https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/fixing-special-needs-child-versus-raising

The girl sitting next to me in a parent class leaned over and whispered, “Do you think we are doing too much and looking to fix our kids?” This was a big conversation to have right as class was starting, and to be frank, it is one that I have had with many other autism […]

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