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Issue 71 – Navigating A New Year

Buy Single IssueSubscribe 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 LifeA speech-language pathologist, parent coach, and autism expert describes ways to integrate […]

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Going to the Dentist Doesn’t Have to Be a Challenge with ASD

Going to the Dentist Doesn't Have to Be a Challenge with ASD https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/dentist-visit-should-not-be-a-challenge

Taking a child to the dentist can be a very stressful experience for both parents and children. For children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) or other developmental disabilities who have difficulties with sensory stimuli, communication, and increased levels of anxiety, the stress is even greater. From the time spent in the waiting room combined with […]

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Autism Mom’s Self Care: 6 Quick Ways To Reduce Stress and Gain Clarity

On top of the “duties” of everyday life, dealing with unscheduled meltdowns, potty training issues, countless therapy sessions, and endless fighting with the school system to get the much-needed and well-deserved accommodations and services, parenting a child with autism can be VERY stressful and overwhelming. Many parents may attest to the fact that we become […]

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Issue 57 – Conquering A New Year

Autism Parenting Magazine - Issue 57

Buy Single IssueSubscribe today and save 50%Features:Let’s Hear It For This Year’s Special ContributorsA special recognition for our Top 15 Contributors for 2016 who have helped make Autism Parenting Magazine an award-winning magazine.Amy KD Tobik The Urgent Need to Stop Criminalizing AutismA leading attorney and autism/children’s rights advocate shares the vast need for the education and […]

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Issue 55 – Celebrating with the People We Love

Buy Single IssueSubscribe today and save 50%Features:Why Children with Autism Need Family Holiday TraditionsGreat tips on how to prepare a rigid child for the many changes the season brings as well as the benefits of family traditions.Brittany Fichter Inspiring Boy “Breaks” Through Autism and Its StereotypesA mother shares her son’s early challenges with autism and his […]

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5 Ways to Help Your Child with Autism Learn Flexible Thinking

Helping Autism Child Learn Flexible Thinking

Children with autism are often frustrated with changes in their daily schedule, or the unexpected actions of another person.  Parents and teachers often find themselves responding to the behavioral outcome of the stress and anxiety involved with this “inflexible thinking,” rather than teaching flexible thinking in a systematic way. Here are five tips that may […]

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Issue 47 – Motherhood – An Unconditional Love

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Buy Single IssueSubscribe today and save 50%Features:Using Mindfulness to Conquer Parental Stress NowExpert advice on stress reduction strategies for parents of children with autism.Dr. Neill Broderick and Colin Rhodes, M.Sc. How an Amazing Cat Changed My Child with Autism’s WorldMother to Iris Grace, the young artist known for her striking paintings, shares how the bond between […]

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