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5 Great Ways to Better Connect with Your Child with Autism

As a parent, a loving, emotional connection with your autism spectrum disorder (ASD) child is likely what you crave above all else.  Chances are that you feel robbed of this as a result of your child’s diagnosis. I know this feeling first-hand. My son (now 19) was diagnosed at the age of five after a […]

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Taking Caring for Your Child’s Teeth for Life

Expert Advice on Caring for Your ASD Child's Teeth for Life

We all know that dental health is important, but it can present extra challenges to children with autism. Taking care of your children’s teeth is an important aspect of their overall health and can prevent more serious problems from developing later on. Most dentists advise brushing your child’s teeth from the appearance of their first […]

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Issue 50 – The Autism Homeschooling Revolution

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  Buy Single Issue Subscribe today and save 50% Features: 10 Ways Homeschooling May Be the Best Choice for Your Child with Autism A former elementary school teacher and mother to a child with autism shares the top ways homeschooling can provide the ideal learning environment for children on the spectrum. Jenny Herman From Tears […]

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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 Tips To Balance ASD Kids And Work

By Aradhana Pandey Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is classified within a ‘spectrum’ of  behavioral disorders that are often diagnosed in early childhood.  Many children with autism struggle with communication, socializing, and exhibit repetitive actions.  As a result, many ASD kids require hands-on parenting in order to meet their daily needs.  As parents, you have to […]

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New Research: Program Offers Help for Autism and Sensory Processing Disorder

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Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) is closely aligned with autism in that most individuals on the autism spectrum have significant struggles with SPD (autismspeaks.org). Children with sensory impairments find it difficult to process and act upon information received through the senses, resulting in challenges such as clumsiness, anxiety, and social and behavioral problems.  Additionally, many of them have sensory-related sensitivities […]

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A Sneak Peek… When Autism Comes to Roost : A Family’s Journey From Denial to Acceptance

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  It was a typical middle class family with two professional parents and four kids when the parents began receiving notes from nursery school about their third child, Max. This set the family on an unexpected journey together as they struggled to accept and accommodate. An illuminating read for any family faced with an emerging […]

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