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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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Creative Ways to Help a Child with Autism Enjoy the Water

Creative Ways to Help a Child with Autism Enjoy the Water https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/ways-helping-autism-child-enjoy-water

How does your child react in the water—with pleasure or with pain?  Does your child respond to water play with interest and excitement, or does the very mention of water create stress? Let’s look at the reasons why kids with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) react differently from one another in the water, along with some […]

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The Best Autism Therapies and Solutions

Finding the best method for treating autism is often a challenge for the loved ones of children and adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).  Because no two people with ASD are exactly the same, it’s vital to choose a method of treatment and therapy and an intervention plan that is tailored to address specific needs. […]

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HELP: How Can I Best Support My Child with Autism During a Divorce?

My husband and I are going through a divorce. Do you have any advice on how we can help our son with autism understand what’s going on and adjust to all the changes? — Christina Hi Christina, Man! As if divorce wasn’t challenging enough, throw in there that you have a special needs child!  As […]

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Inspirational Book Gives Real-World Look at Autism Journey

Inspirational Book Gives Real-World Look at Autism Journey

  Passion for the Piece is Cyndi Sibley’s story about coming to terms with her daughter’s autism. The diagnosis of autism can be devastating. When doctors told Cyndi Sibley that her young daughter, Jackie, was on the autism spectrum, Cyndi became an activist in the community.  She has made it her mission to erase the […]

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Using Lego and other visual supports to help Autistic children understand emotions

For many children on the autism spectrum, reading facial expressions is a daily struggle.  Is my teacher happy with me or irritated?  Is my sister worried or is she sad? Many children with autism can have a difficult time determining what other people are thinking and feeling, and because of this, struggle to partake in […]

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The Effectiveness of Visual Schedules for kids with Autism

The Effectiveness of Visual Schedules for Children with Autism

Everyday tasks can prove to be a challenge with an autistic child because they need constant reminders.  Transitioning from one task to another can cause anxiety or a meltdown to occur.  However, social stories, visual schedules, and reminder strips can help alleviate the stress and anxiety associated with the everyday tasks that so many of […]

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