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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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Bringing up the Boy

Bringing up the Boy http://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/bringing-up-the-boy/

It was the roundabout that I remember most. Every Saturday outside the shopping centre there was a man, sitting on a wooden chair and turning a handle. It looked effortless but it was joined to a series of cogs that drove a children’s roundabout. There was a bus, a tractor, a car and a motorbike […]

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Aspie Dating: 10 Things to Keep in Mind When Looking for Love

Aspie Dating: 10 Things to Keep in Mind When Looking for Love http://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/aspie-dating-looking-for-love/

Dating can be filled with stress and insecurity, but what happens when you add to this the fact that your date has Asperger’s syndrome? What should you do and what should you not do? How can you make things work? Here are 10 points to keep in mind when falling in love with one of […]

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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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Issue 49 – Understanding the People We Love

Autism Parenting Magazine - Issue 49

  Buy Single Issue Subscribe today and save 50% Features: Advice on Understanding and Calming Sensory Overload in Children A pediatric occupational therapist and mother explains sensory overload and provides excellent ways to calm. Kimberly Zissler Syers OTR/L The Benefits of Teaching Your Child with ASD the Value of Money A communication expert provides great […]

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3 Ways to Revitalize Your Marriage After Having A Special Needs Child

Remember your first few Valentine’s days with your spouse? Maybe you went on a special date, got each other gifts, or did something wild and crazy. Maybe you just sat together and shared quality time. Now add the years.  Add the kid(s) you’ve had, the bills you’ve gained, the pets and the house. On top […]

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