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The Exciting Ways an Assistance Dog Can Help an Autistic in the Hospital

The Exciting Ways an Assistance Dog Can Help an Autistic in the Hospital

Characteristically, a person diagnosed with autism has fixed routines in their everyday life. Any change to this routine can be very distressing, which can mean staying over in a hospital will result in panic attacks or even meltdowns. The strange environment on top of an illness can be extremely difficult for the autistic brain to… Continue Reading

Learn How Marine Program Helps Families Balance Special Needs

Learn How Marine Program Helps Families Balance Special Needs

Marines who have a family member with special medical or educational needs face very real challenges in their effort to care for that individual and also pursue professional requirements and career opportunities for themselves. The Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) is designed to support Marines in this effort by helping to coordinate Permanent Change of… Continue Reading

Issue 57 – Conquering A New Year

Issue 57 – Conquering A New Year

  Buy Single Issue Subscribe today and save 50% Features: Let’s Hear It For This Year’s Special Contributors A 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 Autism A leading attorney and autism/children’s rights advocate… Continue Reading