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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. It’s not uncommon for babies to go undiagnosed. Signs of autism in infants can go undetected until later on in life.   The first signs of […]

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Free Expert Incentive Charts Can Boost Behavioral Change

Free Expert Incentive Charts Can Boost Behavioral Change https://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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