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Issue 51 – School: Preparing Your Child for Transition

Issue 51 - School - Preparing Your Child for Transition

  Buy Single Issue Subscribe today and save 50% Features: Using Simple Rewards to Get Your Child with Autism to School on Time! The president of Total Life Counseling Center shares his expert tips for making the morning school routine go more smoothly. Jim West, MA, LMHC 5 Top Ways to Emotionally Connect with Your […]

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Expert Strategies You Need to Know for Taking Care of Your Mental Health

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Getting Support for Yourself IS Supporting Your Family Just like most parents, parents of children with autism love and support their kids. They cherish their time together, and take pride in their child’s accomplishments.  And, just as all parents are concerned about their children’s well-being, parents of children with autism worry for their child’s health, […]

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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 Issue Subscribe today and save 50% Features: Using Mindfulness to Conquer Parental Stress Now Expert 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 World Mother to Iris Grace, the young artist known for […]

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New Survey Provides Valuable Insight for College-Bound ASD Students

While the news is filled with articles about autistic children, these children are quietly growing into teens and young adults. Many want to go to college. But college is a lot more than just going to class and getting the work done. In an effort to help autistic teens prepare for college, www.ASD-DR.com sponsored a […]

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Valuable Ways to Prepare Your Child with Autism for a Hospital Stay

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Four years ago I had the terrible experience of taking my son, Sebastian, for an extended hospital stay.  The day was like any other in upstate NY, snowy, cold, and we were rugged up in layers of clothes to stay warm.  Sebastian has always had a great sense of play but this day he seemed […]

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Professional Tips for Combating Stress and Anxiety in the New School Year

As the holidays draw to a close and children (and parents) get excited about the beginning of a new school year, for many children living with autism, the new school year cause higher levels of stress than normal. Our role as parents and teachers is to help these young people experience school with as little […]

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