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The Benefits of Visual Supports for Children with Autism

The Benefits of Visual Supports for Children with Autism https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/benefits-of-autism-visual-supports/

What are visual supports? Visual supports are non-verbal ways for children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) to communicate their needs and make sense of the world around them. Children with autism benefit from using visual supports for a variety of reasons. A nonverbal child can use a Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) to communicate his/her […]

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Best Ways to Help Win the Mealtime Challenge

Many families with a child diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) may not look forward to mealtimes.  A child might only eat a specific brand of each food in their diet or might just chew crunchy solids.  Or, the child may only eat if he/she can move around the mealtime table.  Because parents have a […]

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Five Tips For Enjoying the Season with Your Special Needs Child


You just got off the phone with your cousin.  She’s excited about her holiday dinner and wants you and your family to come.  It’s a tempting offer.  She’s cooking holiday favorites, inviting people you haven’t seen in ages and buying small gifts for all the kids. But you’re thinking of declining; somehow, you just can’t […]

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