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The Third Parent: A Loving Look at the Role of an Autism Sibling

The Third Parent: A Loving Look at the Role of an Autism Sibling https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/loving-role-of-autism-sibling/

Sunday mornings. Although all was quiet in the world that carried on outside my bedroom window, my young ears still woke to the humming of our television set. After a sleepy-eyed glance at my  bedside clock that read “6:15 a.m.” I knew Eddie was awake and ready for the morning. That meant I was awake […]

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Top 10 Ways to Develop a Better Relationship With Your Aspie Teen

Top 10 Ways to Develop a Better Relationship With Your Aspie Teen https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/better-relationship-with-your-aspie/

As parents, we all want to have the best possible relationship with our children. Teen years can be particularly difficult, especially when your teen is on the spectrum. And no matter how much advice we get from the professionals, it is still hard to accept some of the behavioral traits of our Aspie teens. It […]

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Parenting a Unique Child: A Child Like Mine

Parenting a Unique Child: A Child Like Mine https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/a-unique-child-like-mine/

It’s a BOY! I was overwhelmed with joy, pure joy. I was going to be a mom of a baby boy. Being a former tomboy, I enjoyed everything boy-related. I loved comic book superheroes, action figures, scary movies, playing with trucks and trains—all the stereotypical things related to boys. I was destined to have a […]

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A Teacher’s View: The Beauty of Autism

A Teacher's View: The Beauty of Autism https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/the-beautiful-view-of-autism/

In my experience, people with autism always have things that are priorities to them. Priorities can mean many different things. It could be a highly specific topic of conversation they wish to discuss, a tangible item that is particularly important to them, or maybe it’s an activity they wish to engage in without interruption. People […]

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Excellent Ways to Help Your ASD Child Make Friends

Friendships have an important role to play in our overall well-being and quality of life. Unfortunately, many children with autism do not establish friendships and continue to have difficulties doing so once they get into their teen years.  A recent study in the Journal of Autism, reported that teenagers and adults who have a diagnosis […]

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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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Seeing Autism Through My Child’s Eyes

Seeing Autism Through My Child’s Eyes https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/seeing-autism-through-eyes

It was the fall of 2016. Our dew covered lawn provided safe harbor for a few of the bubbles that had landed rather gently. Beginning to realize my son’s condition, I watched as he stopped popping the bubbles, and gently squatted alongside to gaze within the sparkling spheres. At about 16 months, he lost his […]

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5 Tips to Finding a New Love When You Have Children with Autism

5 Tips to Finding a New Love When You Have Children with Autism

As a single parent, dating may not always be at the forefront of your thoughts.  Taking care of children, a home, and working is enough to keep anyone so busy that the thought of going out may be just too much.  But, you can’t lose yourself in taking care of everyone else.  You need to […]

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