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The Benefits of Visual Supports for Children with Autism

The Benefits of Visual Supports for Children with Autism https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/benefits-of-autism-visual-supports/

What are visual supports? Visual supports are non-verbal ways for children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) to communicate their needs and make sense of the world around them. Children with autism benefit from using visual supports for a variety of reasons. A nonverbal child can use a Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) to communicate his/her […]

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The Importance of Inclusion and Autism Peer Awareness

The Importance of Inclusion and Autism Peer Awareness Every Day https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/autism-peer-awareness-importance

A head teacher giving a high-five to a little girl with autism and hunching down to chat to her at length—that’s inclusion.  A teenage boy who feels confident to share some information with his classmates about his autism diagnosis—that’s inclusion.  An autistic girl who is given a central role in a class assembly, even though […]

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Autism Therapies and Solutions – The Ultimate Guide

Finding the best method for treating autism is often a challenge for the loved ones of children and adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).  Because no two people with ASD are exactly the same, it’s vital to choose a method of treatment and therapy and an intervention plan that is tailored to address specific needs. […]

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How to Use PECS to Give Your Child with Autism the Voice He/She Needs

“Use your words.” How often have we heard parents around the world use this phrase, or at least something like it?  And what do parents mean exactly when they say this to their children?  I remember not quite understanding the meaning of these words when I was in the pre-parenting phase of my life.  You […]

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Issue 47 – Motherhood – An Unconditional Love

Issue 47 features

  Buy Single Issue Subscribe today and save 50% Features: Using Mindfulness to Conquer Parental Stress Now Expert advice on stress reduction strategies for parents of children with autism. Dr. Neill Broderick and Colin Rhodes, M.Sc. How an Amazing Cat Changed My Child with Autism’s World Mother to Iris Grace, the young artist known for […]

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Using Lego and other visual supports to help Autistic children understand emotions

For many children on the autism spectrum, reading facial expressions is a daily struggle.  Is my teacher happy with me or irritated?  Is my sister worried or is she sad? Many children with autism can have a difficult time determining what other people are thinking and feeling, and because of this, struggle to partake in […]

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Issue 25 – The Benefits of Tele-Therapy and Behavior Support

Dear Readers, From the traditional American and Canadian customs of Thanksgiving to the upcoming celebrations of Hanukkah and Christmas, one thing remains common this time of year: holiday gatherings. Typically, this is time for people to slow down a little, rejoice in their beliefs, and maybe take the time to appreciate one another. Unfortunately, as […]

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