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Finding a Winning Special Needs Exercise Program

Finding a Winning Special Needs Exercise Program https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/winning-special-needs-exercise-program/

Whether in the gym, residential, or outdoor setting, engagement in routine exercise can help individuals on the autism spectrum to dramatically improve their physical, mental, emotional, and social wellbeing. As time spent in the fitness setting creates opportunities to develop communication skills, facilitate sensory processing, and enhance social awareness, exercise task demands gradually transform into […]

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7 Great Ways to Secure a Good Night’s Sleep With Autism

7 Great Ways to Secure a Good Night's Sleep With Autism https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/ways-to-secure-good-sleep/

Two out of three adults in the United States are sleep-deprived, a deficit that led the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to designate sleeplessness as a public health epidemic in 2016. Surveys report that up to 83% of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) experience trouble sleeping, rendering you as parents one of […]

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Sleep Study Reveals Need for Change in Bedtime Routine

Sleep, glorious sleep (or the lack thereof). I will share with all of you that for a long time I was in pursuit of this elusive dream, first with my eldest son who is severely autistic, and then with my youngest son who is on the mild end of the spectrum.  There were many years […]

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