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How To Get The Social Skills Class Your Family Wants and Needs

How To Get The Social Skills Class Your Family Wants and Needs https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/social-skills-wants-and-needs/

Seriously, what child really wants to sign up for social skills class? In my storied career, I’ve actually only heard one child bemoan, “But Mom, I really need social skills!” The rest of my clients have been coaxed, cajoled, and bribed into attending the initial session, generally to discover that the class wasn’t that harrowing, […]

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How to Relax and Bond With a Special Needs Child Through Yoga

How to Relax and Bond With a Special Needs Child Through Yoga https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/special-needs-child-through-yoga/

What makes yoga different from other activities is its focus on correct full breathing during the exercises and the emphasis on doing them mindfully. Therefore it is important to encourage children to be fully present during this sequence and regularly remind them to keep awareness on their breath, and in what they are feeling in […]

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Remarkable Ways Yoga Can Help Your Child with Special Needs

Remarkable Ways Yoga Can Help Your Child with Special Needs https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/ways-yoga-help-special-needs-child

So to begin…what is yoga? More than just postures, yoga originated in India as an ancient science to enhance the well-being of the body, mind, and soul. It is about providing holistic health through physical exercise, breathing, relaxation, diet, and philosophical practices. The wonderful thing about yoga is that it is accessible and beneficial to […]

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Issue 69 – The Gift of Calm This Season

  Buy Single Issue Subscribe today and save 50% Features: Expert Advice On How To Manage Anxiety In Children With AutismA consultant psychiatrist with 20 years of clinical experience shares ways to ease your child’s anxiety and encourage stress management.Andrés Fonseca, MD, MSc, MRCPsych, FRSA Easy Ways To Create Some Calm For A Child With […]

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Autism Friendly Products and Services – The Ultimate Guide

Are you having a tough time finding autism friendly products and services when you need them? Is it hard to find locate autism friendly activities, vacation spots or sensory toys? Providing families affected by autism and those individuals diagnosed on the spectrum with the latest information is a key objective here at Autism Parenting Magazine.  […]

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6 Benefits of Yoga for Children with Autism

6 Benefits of Yoga for Children with Autism https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/creating-inner-peace-the-benefits-of-yoga-for-children-with-autism-spectrum-disorder/

As the identification of autism is on the rise, now 1 in 68 children according to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), parents, educators and other professionals continue to be faced with the challenges of supporting children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in the home, school and community settings. Common challenges children with ASD face […]

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Issue 33 – Let’s Get Moving and Stay Healthy

The world’s favorite season is the spring. All things seem possible in May. — Edwin Way Teale It’s finally Spring — a time when all things seem possible.  It’s a time to shed those winter doldrums and refocus energies on finding new ways to improve the overall health of our families.  As dedicated parents, we […]

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Q and A: Head Banging Solution

Head Banging Behavior Solutions

Question: Why Do Children Engage in Head Banging? Answer: Headbanging and autism can be a disturbing combination. While it’s terrifying to witness as a parent, it’s important to note it’s a surprisingly common behavior in many children with autism. Up to 20 percent of babies and toddlers bang their heads purposefully. Among them, boys are […]

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