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Autism Social Skills: How to Enhance Social Interaction

Autism Social Skills: How to Enhance Social Interaction https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/autism-social-skills/

What Are Social Skills? Social skills refer to a child’s ability to communicate with others in a way that is acceptable and appropriate. When a child has social skills, he/she can form friendships and can carry a simple conversation. Social Skills and Autism It’s a common misconception that children with autism do not make friends […]

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Help: My Child With Autism Is Afraid to Go to the Dentist

Help: My Child With Autism Is Afraid to Go to the Dentist https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/autism-child-afraid-dental-checkup/

Many children struggle with the idea of going to the dentist, but for children with autism, a trip to the dentist office can create anxiety and even panic. Here are some simple suggestions that may ease stress levels and make your dental visit a success. 1. Visual Schedules A visual schedule is a great way […]

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Autism Toys for Children: Ultimate Guide for Choosing the Best Gift for Your Child With Autism

Autism Toys for Children: Ultimate Guide for Choosing the Best Gift for Your Child With Autism https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/best-autism-toys/

What are the best autism toys for children? Children are so different from one another and so are their needs. Does your child like physical activity? An indoor ball pit or trampoline might help your child with autism expend some energy. What about sensory issues? Many kids benefit from soothing toys such as stress balls […]

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HELP: How Can I Promote A Sibling Bond When One Child Has Autism?

HELP: How Can I Promote A Sibling Bond When One Child Has Autism? http://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/promote-sibling-bond-autism/

My 8-year-old son with autism loves his little brother and wants to play with him, but he has difficulty sharing, is overly-affectionate, and his screaming is so off-putting. How can I encourage their relationship as siblings? – Priya Hi Priya, I love that you want to help foster the brotherly bond between your boys! It […]

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Super Social Stories to Use in the New School Year

Super Social Stories to Use in the New School Year http://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/social-stories-for-autism/

My name is Leanne — I’m 23 years old and I have Asperger’s syndrome.  I have heard that social stories help lot of kids (and maybe even adults) on the autism spectrum to be better able to handle transitions, upcoming events, and activities that most children (and adults) are able to handle easily.  I remember during one […]

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Best Autism Apps For iPad, iPhone and Android

Best Autism Apps For iPad, iPhone and Android https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/autism-schools

This list of mobile autism apps has been compiled to help those living in the spectrum and their families to navigate daily challenges, enhance learning, and educate themselves on autism.  The following autism apps are designed for use by individuals with autism with ages ranging from two years old to adults. Links to the app developer’s […]

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Ways to Prepare for Exams in the New School Year with Autism

Ways to Prepare for Exams in the New School Year with Autism http://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/prepare-exams-new-school-year-autism

Exams can be particularly difficult for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).  As a teacher with autism, I completely understand.  Different timetables, different rooms…and that’s before you even think about worrying about doing well.  So, how can parents help? 1. Preparation Many children with ASD struggle if they are not in their routine. It’s therefore […]

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Autism Potty Training – The Ultimate Guide

Autism Potty Training - The Ultimate Guide http://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/autism-potty-training-guide/

Training a child to use the potty can be hard—and teaching a child with autism to use the potty can be even harder. As we all know, it can take a little longer for children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) to master many everyday skills. As a result, mastering the skills to use the […]

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Social Stories for Autistic Children

Social Stories For Autistic Children

Children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) can sometimes have difficulty when it comes to mastering social skills, as well as communication skills. The good news is there are various strategies or tools developed by experts to help people caring for children with ASD so they grow and succeed. Among these tools are the social stories […]

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