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What Role Can Faith Play in Your Autism Journey?

What Role Can Faith Play in Your Autism Journey? https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/faith-in-your-autism-journey/

Have you ever wondered what role faith plays in your autism journey? As a Christian, I can only speak from that perspective, but I am aware that other faiths may have insights on this topic as well. Our faith in God gives us hope in what otherwise would seem like a hopeless situation. Faith gives […]

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Great Ways to Stay Active With A Special Needs Child

Great Ways to Stay Active With A Special Needs Child https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/stay-active-with-special-child/

Our family is an active family. My daughter and her husband have always loved to ride bikes, swim, and go to the beach. They enjoy travel, working out—and dining out. These activities have always been a natural part of their lives. When my grandson who has autism was very young, his parents were able to […]

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Is Parenting Stressful? There’s Help!

Is Parenting Stressful? There's Help! https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/is-parenting-stressful-theres-help/

Stressed out? Feeling overwhelmed by ongoing therapies, the latest Individualized Education Program (IEP) meeting, or just trying to get your kid to eat something (anything) besides chicken nuggets? Studies show that parents of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) experience more stress than those of typically developing children or even those with other developmental disabilities. […]

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Poetry Corner: Finding Courage

Poetry Corner: Finding Courage https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/poetry-corner-finding-courage/

I wait With bated breath. I try to prepare myself For the unknown in this moment. Fear has settled itself in my heart. These are small moments for most. Normal events in childhood. There shouldn’t be fear. Trembling. Uncertainty. But there is for me. These moments terrify me. I sit, watching the speech therapist Spoon […]

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What Are the Signs of Autism in Girls – Is Asperger’s in Girls Overlooked?

What Are the Signs of Autism in Girls - Is Asperger’s in Girls Overlooked? https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/signs-of-autism-in-girls/

Girls with autism have long been misdiagnosed as their symptoms look quite different from those of their male peers on the spectrum. New research indicates that autism in girls is more common than previously thought as more is learned about the signs of autism in girls. Are there fewer girls with autism or are they […]

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Autism Therapies and Treatments You Need to Know

Autism Therapies and Treatments You Need to Know https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/best-autism-therapies-and-treatments

The Ultimate Guide to Autism Therapies and Solutions Finding the best method for treating autism is often a challenge for the loved ones of children and adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).  Because no two people with ASD are exactly the same, it’s vital to choose a method of treatment and therapy and an intervention […]

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An Exclusive Look at AUTISM with Nancy Wells

An Exclusive Look at AUTISM with Nancy Wells https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/exclusive-look-autism-nancy-wells

Encouragement speaker Derrick Hayes gives an AUTISM interview by asking six questions through each letter in the word “autism” to give readers an insightful perspective from parents, experts, entrepreneurs, and other leaders in the field. Today’s AUTISM Interview is with Nancy Wells, a licensed professional counselor (LPC) who founded AbleTalks, a new approach to education, career development, […]

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Two Remarkable Autism Therapies You Need to Know

Two Remarkable Autism Therapies You Need to Know https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/remarkable-autism-therapies/

When asked to name a therapy that will help the autistic community, most people will say applied behavior analysis (ABA), occupational therapy (OT) or even speech therapy, but I am here to tell you there are additional therapies out there that can help.  In this article, I will describe two specific therapies, their benefits, and […]

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Signs of Autism? Don’t Be Scared of the A-Word

Signs of Autism? Don’t Be Scared of the A-Word https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/autism-signs-dont-be-scared

Your 2-year-old son has tantrums all the time. Just moving his favorite chair can trigger a meltdown. He grunts and points when he wants something. He rarely looks you in the eye and often doesn’t respond to his name. Family and friends are reassuring. “Kids develop at different paces.” “He’s just quiet.” “My co-worker’s child […]

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Signs of Autism in Infants and Children

Signs of Autism in Infants and Children https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/signs-of-autism-children

Early signs of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) can be detected in infants, yet many children with autism do not receive a diagnosis until the ages of two or three. It’s not uncommon for babies to go undiagnosed. Signs of autism in infants can go undetected until later on in life.   The first signs of […]

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