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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 https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/assistance-dog-can-help-autistic-in-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 […]

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Learn How Marine Program Helps Families Balance Special Needs

Learn How Marine Program Helps Families Balance Special Needs https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/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 […]

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Issue 66 – Finding Calm and Balance

  Buy Single Issue Subscribe today and save 50% Features: The Best Fidget Toys to Relieve Stress and Anxiety An occupational therapist and owner of a sensory toy subscription service describes the most popular fidget toys that can help calm children with autism. Christina Kozlowski, OTR/L The Importance of Activity and How to Include it […]

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How to Take Charge of Your Child’s ASD Treatment Now

It was an ordinary weekday morning in September.  I was sitting at the kitchen counter working on an assignment for one of my graduate school classes when the phone rang.  The caller ID told me it was someone from my son Alexander’s school, and my mind immediately began to race. Was there a problem? What […]

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Ways to Achieve Tele-Conference Course Success with Special Abilities

Ways to Achieve Tele-Conference Course Success with Special Abilities https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/achieve-teleconference-course-success-with-special-abilities

Online and tele-conference courses have become prevalent in secondary and post secondary institutions, especially in rural areas.  I have heard more than once that being able to learn in this way is a life skill.  My son was diagnosed as high-functioning autistic when he was three-and-a-half years old. Throughout his education, he has had many […]

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Learn How New Military Benefit Can Help Support Your Child for Life

Learn How New Military Benefit Can Help Support Your Child for Life

Question: “I am in the military and heard there is a new benefit for military retirees that can help my child with autism.  Is this true?  If so, what is it?” – Jerry The simple answer to your question is YES.  For those individuals who have served our country for their career in one of […]

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New Support Program Keeps Adults with ASD Happy

New Support Programs for Adults with Autism

We are in an age where we’re constantly hearing “it’s all about me” and “look out for #1 because no one else will!” When you are able to take care of your own needs, all of society benefits. Unfortunately, a major portion of our society is unable to be 100% independent.  Many of these people fall through the cracks in […]

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Finding A Better Way to Support Young Adults with Special Needs

It is a common refrain among parents of newborns that “babies don’t come with instructions.” Similarly, there is certainly no handbook given to parents when their child receives a diagnosis of autism. My son Connor was diagnosed on the autism spectrum at age three.  After his diagnosis, when our grief and anger began to subside, my […]

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