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Understanding Your Child With Autism’s Behavior In the Pool

Understanding Your Child With Autism's Behavior In the Pool https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/autisms-behavior-in-the-pool/

Is your child’s favorite activity staying underwater as often as possible? This could be because he/she loves the deep pressure encompassing his/her body during underwater play.  Understanding that the hydrostatic pressure provides a blanket of soothing squishes can help you to recognize the underlying reason for underwater play. Try to turn it into a fun game […]

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How to Protect Your ASD Child From Drowning

How to Protect Your ASD Child From Drowning https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/protect-your-child-from-drowning/

As parents, we always want what is best for our children. This means we have to create a balance between pleasure and safety when planning activities for our children. This is even more important when a child is very young and has autism spectrum disorder (ASD) or other special needs, as safety planning entails extra […]

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Teaching a Child with Autism to Swim Can Save a Life

Swimming offers numerous rewards—whether you’re a child enjoying the summer, an adult wanting to blow off steam after a long day at work, or someone trying to get some low-impact exercise. When it comes to autistic children being near the pool, however, many parents are hesitant to include them, as they are concerned about safety. […]

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