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Evidence vs. Speculation: How to Know Which ASD Therapies Work

Evidence vs. Speculation: How to Know Which ASD Therapies Work http://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/which-asd-therapies-work/

Do an online search for “autism therapy for children,” and you will get more than 90 million results offering everything from applied behavior analysis (ABA), equine therapy, restricted diets, hyperbaric chambers, speech therapy, occupational therapy, and alternating tactile stimulation, to behavioral therapy, chelation, electroconvulsive therapy and much more. Parents want the best for their children […]

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Doctor Makes Great Strides with Unique Treatment for Autism

Doctor Makes Great Strides with Unique Treatment for Autism http://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/unique-treatment-autism/

Significant overall improvements often occur in those with autism or autism spectrum disorder (ASD) by medically treating their coexisting inner-ear/cerebellar-determined (dyslexia or learning disabilities (LD), attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and anxiety related) symptoms with inner-ear-improving medications. Despite significant scientific advances, we currently do not know the primary cause(s) and cure of autism. Thus a […]

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Can DIR Floortime Help Kids With Autism Develop Communication Skills?

Can DIR Floortime Help Kids With Autism Develop Communication Skills? http://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/floortime-therapy/

Is your child with autism passive or sensory seeking? Are there developmental delays? Floortime therapy, an evidence-based intervention for autism, may strengthen basic communication skills and relationship skills for your child. What is DIR Floortime? Developmental Individual-difference Relationship-based model (DIR) Floortime was developed by the late Dr. Stanley Greenspan to help children with autism spectrum […]

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The Benefits of Medical Marijuana and CBD Oil for Autism

Benefits of Medical Marijuana and Autism to Be Studied https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/benefits-of-medical-marijuana-and-autism-to-be-studied

Children’s Hospital will study medical marijuana’s effect on children with autism An upcoming study at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia will be the first of its kind in the United States to examine the benefits of medical marijuana in children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The study is in partnership with an Australian biopharmaceutical company called […]

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Inspirational New Book Provides Natural Ways to Treat ASD

Inspirational New Book Provides Natural Ways to Treat ASD https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/inspirational-new-book-provides-natural-ways-to-treat-asd

HEALING WITHOUT HURTING: Treating ADHD, Apraxia, and Autism Spectrum Disorders Naturally & Effectively Without Harmful Medication In this time of great urgency, the number of children being diagnosed with attention deficient hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), autism spectrum disorders (ASD), and their co-morbid conditions—such as obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), depression, impulsivity, and aggression—is growing exponentially. Yet, the […]

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Why Can’t We Talk About Autism in the Asian-American Community?

Why Can't We Talk About Autism in the Asian-American Community? https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/autism-asian-american-community

Growing up in a fairly strict and conservative first-generation Korean home in the United States, we were taught we shouldn’t discuss any of our issues outside the home. We are a culture that feels we must suffer in silence, for it is disgraceful to be so open about our challenges in public. Unfortunately, this is the mindset of the […]

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Professional Help With Handling an Autism Diagnosis Now

Professional Help With Handling an Autism Diagnosis Now http://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/professional-help-handling-autism-diagnosis

According to the Centre for Disease Control and Prevention there are now 1 in 68 children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).  This works out to nearly 2 million children in North America and the numbers keep growing. When a parent receives the news that his/her child has autism, there are all kinds of emotions […]

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Study Reveals That Unpruned Extra Synapses May Cause Autism

Study Reveals That Unpruned Extra Synapses May Cause Autism https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/unpruned-extra-synapses-may-cause-autism

As part of a special brain-tissue study, a group of researchers from Columbia University Medical Center made an extraordinary discovery when they examined the brain tissues of children with autism. According to researchers, the study revealed that the brains of the children studied had an excess of synapses, the structure that permits a neuron to pass an […]

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A Mother’s Amazing Quest to Help Her Child with Autism – Autism: A Family Journey

A Mother's Amazing Quest to Help Her Child with Autism: Autism – A Family Journey https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/autism-a-family-journey

When Cindy and Phil Rasmussen welcomed baby son Steven into the world in 1971, the diagnosis and treatment of autism spectrum disorder also was in its infancy.  In Autism – A Family Journey, published by Kitsap Publishing, author Cindy Rasmussen charts the difficult but inspiring course they have navigated ever since through a maze of […]

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Experts’ Advice: Fidget Spinners Are Not for ADHD Treatment

Experts’ Advice: Fidget Spinners Are Not for ADHD Treatment https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/fidget-spinners-not-adhd-treatment

In the center of the huge frenzy the miracle gadget fidget spinner stirred, experts recently revealed that the spinner is nothing more than a regular toy. Fidget spinners have been marketed as easy to carry anxiety-busting gadgets that can aid children and adults with attention deficit hyperactive disorder (ADHD) and any type of anxiety disorder. […]

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