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Autism Therapies and Treatments You Need to Know

Autism Therapies and Treatments You Need to Know http://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/best-autism-therapies-and-treatments

The Ultimate Guide to 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 […]

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A New and Improved Approach to Social Skills

A New and Improved Approach to Social Skills http://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/social-skills-improved-approach-autism

Kids with autism usually struggle socially and often find the teen years especially difficult. Anxiety and depression can emerge or worsen, along with a sense of helplessness, worthlessness and loneliness. Mental health professionals often refer these teens to social skills groups. These groups teach lessons about how to “appropriately” interact in a neurotypical (NT) world. […]

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Sensory Enrichment Therapy: A New Approach

Sensory Enrichment Therapy: A New Approach http://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/sensory-enrichment-therapy-autism/

Children with autism often have sensory issues. They may be sensory seeking, or they may be sensory avoiding or even a little of both. For a child who is living with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), some textures can be very irritating. Sounds, crowds, lights or smells can upset them. Many sensory approaches already aim to […]

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The Most Important Things I Learned From My Child’s Therapists

The Most Important Things I Learned From My Child’s Therapists http://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/child-therapists-autism-lessons/

My son is 16 years old and is on the autism spectrum. He started speech therapy at age three and applied behavior analysis (ABA) at the age of four. He’s had occupational and music therapy and social skills groups led by therapists. A whole lot of therapy! Some of the therapies have been at school, […]

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7 Myths About Autism That Parents Want You to Know

7 Myths About Autism That Parents Want You to Know http://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/7-parent-myths-about-autism/

As an educator of future special education teachers, my job is to present the best research-based strategies that are designed to meet the academic and social needs of children with autism. What seems to be of equal or greater importance, in my opinion, is to teach my students to know and love the people they […]

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Help: Why Has Our Teen with Autism Stopped Talking to Us?

Help: Why Has Our Teen with Autism Stopped Talking to Us? https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/autism-teen-stopped-talking

Dear Rob, I have an 18-year-old teen daughter who has stopped talking to us, her parents, and has become socially isolated. She graduated from high school and is taking a gap year. I feel desperate and we must rely on ourselves to help her because we can’t afford professional help. — Marlene Dear Marlene: This […]

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Issue 73 – Amazing Ways To Support Autism

Buy Single Issue Subscribe today and save 50% Features: Easy Ways to Help Your Child Socialize Using Video Self-Modeling Learn simple ways to teach social skills using an innovative tool known as Video Self-Modeling. Melissa M. Root, PhD Special Needs and Safety: Ways To Keep Kids Protected Follow a three-step approach to preventing accidents or […]

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Easy Ways to Increase Physical Activity Time with ASD Kids

Easy Ways to Increase Physical Activity Time with ASD Kids https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/increase-physical-activity-autism-kids

Physical activity is an important part of everyone’s life and well-being. Based on Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommendations, children under 18 should have a minimum of 60 minutes of physical activity every day. Adults should have 30 minutes of physical activity five days a week. Recent studies have revealed, however, people are […]

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People with Autism Are Filling a Void in the Workplace

People with Autism Are Filling a Void in the Workplace https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/autism-filling-a-void-in-the-workplace

The future job market is looking bright for many people with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Large companies such as Microsoft, EY, and Utah-based Chargeback have piloted neurodiversity programs that aim to employ adults who are on the spectrum. The main objective of the program is to explore the possible benefits of hiring employees with varying […]

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