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The Benefits of Pets with Autism: Maria’s Birds Heal Her Spirit

The Benefits of Pets with Autism: Maria’s Birds Heal Her Spirit

A friend’s teen daughter who has high functioning autism enjoys her bird pets. She is aware of their heartbeats and she notices their beautiful eyelashes. Most wouldn’t see these special elements of birds. Maria’s sensitivity is an amazing gift and her caring for all animals is inspiring. Animals are great healers for many children, especially… Continue Reading

Best Sensory Toys for Kids with Sensory Processing Issues and Autism

Best Sensory Toys for Kids with Sensory Processing Issues and Autism

Does your child with autism have issues with sensory input? Perhaps he/she would benefit from sensory-based intervention tools such as sensory toys. Take a look at some of the top sensory toys for autism recommended by many occupational therapists to include fidget spinners, hand toys, chew toys, cubes, and sensory rings for children with autism.… Continue Reading

Issue 74 – Every Voice Matters

Issue 74 – Every Voice Matters

Buy Single Issue Subscribe today and save 50% Features: 4 Practical Interventions to Help Develop Social Skills Learn about a variety of evidence-based interventions that support skills development for school-age children. Monica C. Hudnall, MA, CCC-SLP How You Can Promote Autism Awareness This April Read great information on how to raise community awareness and ensure… Continue Reading

How to Improve Communication with Your Child’s Teacher Now

How to Improve Communication with Your Child’s Teacher Now

The new school year can be a source of stress for many children and even more so for children with autism.  There are new people to meet, new routines to learn, and all the while having to navigate this real-world environment we call school.  Communicating with your child’s teacher is critical to your child’s success. … Continue Reading

Issue 71 – Navigating A New Year

Issue 71 – Navigating A New Year

  Buy Single Issue Subscribe today and save 50% Features: Why Not Pledge to Cut Yourself Some Slack In the New Year? The father of a young, nonverbal boy compassionately reviews the true value of new year’s resolutions. James Guttman Easy Ways to Add Simple Communication Strategies to a Kid’s Life A speech-language pathologist, parent… Continue Reading

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