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A Loving Mother Shares: The Blessings of Autism

A Loving Mother Shares: The Blessings of Autism http://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/loving-mother-shares-the-blessings-of-autism

Blessings? Most people would not use that word when they think of autism. I probably wouldn’t have either until I had a child on the spectrum, but it is true. When my daughter was a toddler, I was always so impressed by how smart she was. She could line things up by colors and shapes […]

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My Little Boy is Showing Masturbatory Behaviors

HELP: My Little Boy is Showing Masturbatory Behaviors http://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/autism-boy-showing-masturbatory-behaviors

I am a mother of a five-year-old autistic boy. Even though he is attending occupational therapy sessions, he is showing masturbatory behavior at times. Do you have any suggestions or tips for controlling these behaviors? — Jan Hi Jan, There’s something we need to get out of the way before going any further…these behaviors are […]

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Issue 77 – Achieving Better Health with ASD

Buy Single Issue Subscribe today and save 50% Features: Back to School Advice for Parents With Kids on the Spectrum The CEO of Jaden’s Voice and mother to a child with autism gives proactive tips on ways to make school transitions easier for both you and your child. Terri Matthews How to Plan a Great […]

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Exciting Ways Equine Therapy Can Help A Child You Love

Exciting Ways Equine Therapy Can Help A Child You Love http://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/equine-therapy-can-help-a-child-you-love

Surrounded by the delightful whinnies of “therapeutic” horses, I had the opportunity to interview Laurie Willmott, founder of Spirit Therapies. How did you get started in Equine Therapy? I’ve been around horses since I was three years old. They have always held a special place in my heart. In 1997, I was working as a […]

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Easy Ways to Help your Child with ASD Handle Disappointment

Easy Ways to Help your Child with ASD Handle Disappointment http://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/easy-ways-to-handle-asd-disappointment

Disappointment is all around us, unfortunately.  It is not something that we can avoid.  How it is manifested in our lives is unique to each person.  We cannot always have what we want, when we want it.  As a parent, we often do things to help our children avoid experiencing disappointment, but there will be […]

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Issue 76 – Raising A Child with Autism

Buy Single Issue Subscribe today and save 50% Features: The Road to Independence with Special Needs Begins with a Single Step An autism advocate and mother to a young man with autism shares their tender journey together as she teaches him essential life skills. Kimberly Reeves, MEd Seven Heartfelt Father’s Day Gifts For Special Needs […]

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Finding Ways to Forge Meaningful Connections with Autism

Finding Ways to Forge Meaningful Connections with Autism http://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/forge-meaningful-connections-autism

They said to persevere. I began to perseverate. They discouraged me. Be joyful they said. I flapped my hands with joyful feeling. Not like that, they said. They used a lot of words whereas I had not many. They said I needed to speak like them, and when I did, they said it was the […]

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The Best Board Games for Kids with Autism and their Benefits

The Best Board Games for Kids with Autism and their Benefits http://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/best-autism-board-games/

For a parent, it can seem overwhelming when a child is diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).  There are a myriad of conditions that affect children in so many different ways — some children have trouble with communication and concentration while others struggle with repetitive behavior and can be extremely sensitive to touch, certain sounds, […]

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Doctor Makes Great Strides with Unique Treatment for Autism

Doctor Makes Great Strides with Unique Treatment for Autism http://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/unique-treatment-autism/

Significant overall improvements often occur in those with autism or autism spectrum disorder (ASD) by medically treating their coexisting inner-ear/cerebellar-determined (dyslexia or learning disabilities (LD), attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and anxiety related) symptoms with inner-ear-improving medications. Despite significant scientific advances, we currently do not know the primary cause(s) and cure of autism. Thus a […]

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Sure Fire Ways to Get Your Child with ASD to Do Chores

Sure Fire Ways to Get Your Child with ASD to Do Chores http://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/asd-child-do-chores/

Are you sick of telling your kids over and over again to do their chores? Are you sick of the fighting and sibling rivalry?  What if you could use this rivalry to get chores done? I call it subcontracting and have been using this tool for more than 20 years. It’s great for ADHD, ASD, […]

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