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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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Autism Discovery: Some Children with Autism May Benefit from Oxytocin Treatment

Autism Discovery: Some Children with Autism May Benefit From Oxytocin Treatment https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/oxytocin-treatment-may-benefit-autism

A study done by Stanford University of Medicine on the use of oxytocin as treatment for children with autism revealed that children with low baseline oxytocin levels exhibited improved social behaviors. The study, which was published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, was the first one conducted on how oxytocin baseline levels […]

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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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Issue 60 – Sensory Tools For The Future

Autism Parenting Magazine Issue 60 - Sensory Tools For The Future https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/issue-60-sensory-tools-for-the-future

  Buy Single Issue Subscribe today and save 50% Features: 6 Expert Ways to Help Your Sensory-Sensitive Child Dress A pediatric occupational therapist shares great tips for dressing a child when hypersensitivity to certain fabrics or surfaces is a challenge. Susan Donohoe, OTR/L The Best Academic Choice for Your Child’s Needs A special guide to […]

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Autism Therapies and Solutions – The Ultimate Guide

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 plan that is tailored to address specific needs. […]

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