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Lifesaving Lockdown Safety Tips Every Family Needs to Know

Lifesaving Lockdown Safety Tips Every Family Needs to Know https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/lifesaving-safety-tips-family-know/

According to a recent Washington Post analysis*, over 4.1 million children endured a school lockdown during the 2017-2018 school year. More than 1 million of these children were in elementary school, with over 220,000 in preschool and kindergarten. The analysis further reveals that, on a typical school day last year, at least 16 campuses somewhere […]

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Help: My Child With Autism Is Afraid to Go to the Dentist

Help: My Child With Autism Is Afraid to Go to the Dentist https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/autism-child-afraid-dental-checkup/

Many children struggle with the idea of going to the dentist, but for children with autism, a trip to the dentist office can create anxiety and even panic. Here are some simple suggestions that may ease stress levels and make your dental visit a success. 1. Visual Schedules A visual schedule is a great way […]

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Expert Ways to Plan for and Stop Meltdowns in their Tracks

Expert Ways to Plan for and Stop Meltdowns in their Tracks http://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/expert-ways-to-stop-meltdowns/

The scene is all too familiar: Six-year-old Jesse is frustrated because he’s having trouble waiting and wants to go play his video game. In the time it takes to draw a breath, he’s melting down. You saw the signs but felt powerless to stop it as first he gave a low growl, the precursor to […]

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