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For Better or Worse: How to Overcome the Effects of Autism on Marriage

For Better or Worse: How to Overcome the Effects of Autism on Marriage https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/effects-of-autism-on-marriage/

My marriage almost ended. The daily stress and energy expended to advocate for and raise my active and unusual child on the autism spectrum led to complete exhaustion and meltdown. There was simply nothing left for anyone else, including my spouse. Hyper-focus on my son’s well-being, coupled with differences between my partner and me in […]

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The First Day Of School: What You Need To Know To Be Prepared

The First Day Of School: What You Need To Know To Be Prepared https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/first-day-of-school-preparation/

The first day of school for any child can be one filled with anticipation, anxiety, excitement and the unknown. Especially for a child with autism. Parents are not immune to these feelings as well, as it is a huge step for the whole family. With that said, there are many things to keep in mind […]

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New Autism-Focused Chocolate Business Reaps the Sweetest Rewards

New Autism-Focused Chocolate Business Reaps the Sweetest Rewards http://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/new-autism-focused-chocolate-business-reaps-the-sweetest-rewards

There are two major milestones that autism-focused business Reaps the Sweetest Reward of All a parent of a differently-abled child fears the most.  One of those worries revolves around the concern of what will happen to their child when they are no longer around. Many of us who are brave enough to actually voice that […]

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Should Our Family Move to Improve Special Need Services?

Should Our Family Move to Improve Special Need Services? https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/move-improving-special-needs-services

We are considering moving our family to another school district in the hopes of improving the in-school experience and services for our daughter.  What should we be considering? —James As you know, moving your family is a big decision.  It may change many aspects of your family life including the commute time for Mom and/or […]

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