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3 Ways to Prepare for the IEP Meeting Challenge

3 Ways to Prepare for the IEP Meeting Challenge https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/ways-prepare-iep-meeting-challenge/

I have my boxing gloves on. Shuffling my feet left to right, right to left as I warm-up. In my head, I envision my every move to my opponents. My boxing ring is the stale conference room with the ubiquitous fluorescent lights. I tell myself I’m ready, I’m prepared- but what do you do when […]

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Help: How Do I Know If My ASD Child Has Memory Issues?

Help: How Do I Know If My ASD Child Has Memory Issues? https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/autism-child-has-memory-issues/

For the purposes of IEP interventions, what is the best way to find out if your child has short term memory issues? What can cause this? I have read that it is associated with Asperger’s syndrome but what is the cause, i.e., auditory/ sensory processing, hyperfocus, petit mal, ADHD?  My son is highly distractive and has learning difficulties […]

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An Exclusive Look at AUTISM with Luis Bayardo

An Exclusive Look at AUTISM with Luis Bayardo https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/exclusive-interview-with-luis-bayardo/

Encouragement Speaker Derrick Hayes gives an AUTISM Interview by asking six questions through each letter in the word AUTISM in order to give readers an insightful perspective from parents, experts, entrepreneurs, and other leaders in the field. Today’s AUTISM Interview is with Luis Bayardo who is a father of four: two girls and two boys […]

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Healthy Play Diets: The Best Way to Set Limits on Screen Time

Healthy Play Diets: The Best Way to Set Limits on Screen Time https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/ ways-to-limit-playing-time/

In my work as a clinical child psychologist, I frequently encounter parents bewildered by their kids’ fascination with video games, social media, and other screen-based technologies. While problems with these technologies seem to be worse with kids diagnosed with ADHD or autism spectrum disorder (ASD), even many of the siblings of my patients would choose […]

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10 Valuable Ways to Cope with Social Interaction

Coping with Asperger’s syndrome can be a day-to-day challenge for some. Unfortunately, not everyone understands what it’s like to be on the spectrum so I have developed a list of coping mechanisms that have helped me over the years.  Based on practical experience, these are the most effective strategies for dealing with challenges such as […]

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