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Signs of Autism in Infants and Children

Signs of Autism in Infants and Children https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/signs-of-autism-children

Early signs of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) can be detected in infants, yet many children with autism do not receive a diagnosis until the ages of two or three years old. While not every autistic baby can be diagnosed, there are many benefits to receiving a diagnosis before preschool age.   The first signs of […]

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Free Expert Incentive Charts Can Boost Behavioral Change

Free Expert Incentive Charts Can Boost Behavioral Change http://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/boost-behavioral-change/

Most of us are familiar with reward or incentive charts. Maybe we first came across them as a child, hoping to receive a star for our chart on the kitchen fridge. Or perhaps we learned about them when studying to be a teacher. Whether you call them sticker charts, star charts, or behavior modification or […]

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Finding A Better Way to Support Young Adults with Special Needs

It is a common refrain among parents of newborns that “babies don’t come with instructions.” Similarly, there is certainly no handbook given to parents when their child receives a diagnosis of autism. My son Connor was diagnosed on the autism spectrum at age three.  After his diagnosis, when our grief and anger began to subside, my […]

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Simple Tips for Conquering Potty Time with ASD

As a parent to a child with autism, I am all too familiar with the challenges that come along with the diagnosis. We both know how difficult it is for a child with autism to break away from their normal routine, much less learn a new skill that is required to thrive out in the […]

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