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Easy Ways to Add Simple Communication Strategies to a Kid’s Life

Easy Ways to Add Simple Communication Strategies to a Kid's Life https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/communication-strategies-autism/

For years, I’ve been searching for a way to reconcile my passion for speech therapy and my addiction to earning new, vibrant stamps in my passport. I was reading a news article when I came across a non-governmental organization in Cambodia helping to make speech therapy available to those with communication difficulties. In Cambodia, speech […]

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Valuable New Guide Helps Parents Better Understand Autism and Hand Skills From Flapping to Function

Valuable New Guide Helps Parents Better Understand Autism and Hand Skills From Flapping to Function https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/parents-guide-understand-autism/

From Flapping to Function: A Parent’s Guide to Autism and Hand Skills explains why many children, as well as adults with autism, do not use their hands in a functional manner. Flapping the hands and lining up small items often replace natural fine motor experiences that are important for the development of hand skills. Readers […]

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New Book Will Resonate with Special Needs Families

New Book Will Resonate with Special Needs Families https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/book-resonate-special-needs-families

Lookin Out For Leroy By Janey H. Bailey Lookin Out For Leroy is an uplifting story about 11-year-old Leroy, who is autistic. He struggles with many basic life skills, but musically he is a prodigy. Narrated by his 14-year-old carer and sister, Tia, the siblings are recruited into a Caribbean band and are taken on […]

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Issue 72 – Sensory Solutions For Life

Autism Parenting Magazine Issue 71 - Navigating A New Year https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/issue-71-navigating-a-new-year/

  Buy Single Issue Subscribe today and save 50% Features: Top Strategies To Enhance Your Child’s Capacity For Self Love A parent coach provides two exciting activities to help encourage self-love. Connie Hammer, MSW, PCI Certified Parent Coach® Autism and ADHD: Do You Know How To Help With Co-occurring Conditions? Learn both the differences and […]

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First Responder Training to Include Autism Awareness

First Responder Training to Include Autism Awareness https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/first-responder-training-include-autism-awareness

Disability awareness training needed Since 2014, there has been an increased national awareness regarding how police interact with the public during arrests and emergency situations. The autism community is no exception. During search and rescue missions, crime scene investigation, medical emergencies, and human services investigations, the way in which police and other first responders serve […]

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Simple Tools to Help Your ASD Child Sleep Better Now

Simple Tools to Help Your ASD Child Sleep Better Now https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/simple-tools-to-help-your-asd-child-sleep-better-now

Sleep problems are common in typically developing children, but can be particularly prevalent in children with Asperger’s and Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). These sleep problems often appear as difficulty falling asleep, staying asleep, or waking too early. Sleep is an essential element in emotional and physical health, and disruptions in sleep can negatively affect coping […]

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Special Twins Walk Hand-in-Hand Through Life

Special Twins Go Hand-in-Hand Through Life

Six years ago, my husband and I were informed by a doctor we were expecting twins to join the four-year-old daughter we already had. My husband did not utter a word for hours until I asked him what was wrong.  Appearing to be in a near stupor, he replied, “I’m trying to figure out how to pay for […]

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