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New Survey Provides Valuable Insight for College-Bound ASD Students - Autism Parenting Magazine

New Survey Provides Valuable Insight for College-Bound ASD Students - Autism Parenting Magazine | Autism Parenting | Scoop.it
While the news is filled with articles about autistic children, these children are quietly growing into teens and young adults. Many want to go to college. But college is a lot more than just going to class and getting the work done. In an effort to help autistic teens prepare for college, www.ASD-DR.com sponsored a …
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Dr. G Aspie Show – Picky Eating with Dr. Lauren King - Autism Parenting Magazine

Dr. G Aspie Show – Picky Eating with Dr. Lauren King - Autism Parenting Magazine | Autism Parenting | Scoop.it
In this two-part series of the Dr. G Aspie Show, Dr. Lauren King, co-founder of Food Wise at Southeast Psych, joins Dr. G to discuss picky eating with kids on the spectrum. Part 1 answers the big question – Why are kids on the spectrum typically picky eaters? Kids on the spectrum tend to have …
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Your Child with Special Needs Is Entitled to a Free and Appropriate Education - Autism Parenting Magazine

Your Child with Special Needs Is Entitled to a Free and Appropriate Education - Autism Parenting Magazine | Autism Parenting | Scoop.it
By Areva D. Martin, Esq. In the famous story, Rashoman, four blind men feel an elephant. “Why, an elephant is like a tree,” says the one man feeling the animal’s leg. “No, my friend, it’s like a snake,” claims the one feeling the beast’s trunk. “You are both wrong,” says the third who is holding …
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Will My Daughter with Autism Lose Her SSI If She Works? - Autism Parenting Magazine

Will My Daughter with Autism Lose Her SSI If She Works? - Autism Parenting Magazine | Autism Parenting | Scoop.it
Randall asks: “My daughter receives SSI (Supplemental Security Income), which is vital to her support.  She also has the ability to work.  If she does work, will that impact her SSI?” Randall, Thank you your question. Since your daughter already receives SSI, then she can earn more than $1,090 per month from working; however, the …
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Discovering the Joy - One Family's Journey on the Spectrum - Autism Parenting Magazine

Discovering the Joy - One Family's Journey on the Spectrum - Autism Parenting Magazine | Autism Parenting | Scoop.it
Some people know exactly what they want to be from the time they were little. I would go back and forth as a child wanting to be a veterinarian, teacher, and social worker. However, the one thing that I knew I wanted to be was a wife and mother.  I anticipated the day that I …
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HELP: My Autistic Child is Absolutely Terrified of Storms Now - Autism Parenting Magazine

HELP: My Autistic Child is Absolutely Terrified of Storms Now - Autism Parenting Magazine | Autism Parenting | Scoop.it
How do you handle high anxiety of a child on the spectrum? My son is 12 years old and where we live there is a hurricane coming soon. Everyone is talking about it and he is terrified. He gets upset when it rains and he cries because he’s scared. With others he appears angry and …
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New robot helping children with autism in ways humans cannot - Hawaii News Now

New robot helping children with autism in ways humans cannot - Hawaii News Now | Autism Parenting | Scoop.it
Meet Milo, a rising giant in the autism community.

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Thanks to "Hawaii News Now" for this inspiring and uplifting story. This is a case where technology can make a real difference in changing peoples' lives.  Aloha, Russ.

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Thanks to "Hawaii News Now" for this inspiring and uplifting story. This is a case where technology can make a real difference in changing peoples' lives.  Aloha, Russ.

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Why More Companies Are Eager To Hire People With Autism

Why More Companies Are Eager To Hire People With Autism | Autism Parenting | Scoop.it
A growing number of employers are realizing that workers on the spectrum can be a huge asset.
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Issue 46 - The Time for Acceptance - Autism Parenting Magazine

Issue 46 - The Time for Acceptance - Autism Parenting Magazine | Autism Parenting | Scoop.it
  Buy Single Issue Subscribe today and save 50%   Features: Autism Awareness – Easy Ways to Help Your Child Make a True Connection Excellent advice for parents on how to include children in raising autism awareness through the forging of friendships in the community. Lisa Timms Why Autism Awareness? Because No One Gains from …
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Excellent New Ways to Help Your ASD Child Talk at School - Autism Parenting Magazine

Excellent New Ways to Help Your ASD Child Talk at School - Autism Parenting Magazine | Autism Parenting | Scoop.it
We were chatting before our IEP (individualized education plan) team meeting.  Michael, Jacob’s Dad, was narrating the special moments he shared with his son. “Every morning Jacob and I wake up at 5 am. It’s Daddy-son time.  Jacob and I laugh as we play cars and Bat Man. Even when I don’t understand Jacob, it …
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Protecting Your High-Functioning Child without the Need for Guardianship - Autism Parenting Magazine

Protecting Your High-Functioning Child without the Need for Guardianship - Autism Parenting Magazine | Autism Parenting | Scoop.it
Tom asks, “I know there was a question regarding guardianship in a prior issue.  Based upon the questions that were posed in your answer, I am not sure if my daughter will need guardianship, but she may still need some protection.  Are there any alternatives to guardianship?” Tom, thank you for your question.  Your question …
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Two New Books Worth a Quick Look - Autism Parenting Magazine

Two New Books Worth a Quick Look - Autism Parenting Magazine | Autism Parenting | Scoop.it
Take a look at the latest in motivational and informative books that focus on autism. Whether it’s a gift for yourself or a friend, these books are sure to inspire . I’ve Got a Stat For You: My Life With Autism By Andrew Edwards At the age of four, Andrew Edwards was diagnosed with autism. …
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Valuable Ways to Help Your Child with Autism Cope with Traumatic Events - Autism Parenting Magazine

Valuable Ways to Help Your Child with Autism Cope with Traumatic Events - Autism Parenting Magazine | Autism Parenting | Scoop.it
Terrorism, school shootings, disastrous weather — these are just a few sobering reminders of the sometimes unpredictable world we live in.  In times of distress, children with autism especially need our help to navigate such confusing and scary moments.  If warranted, assistance from a qualified professional such as a psychologist, social worker, or counselor should …
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5 Simple Ways to Help Prevent Wandering in Children with Autism - Autism Parenting Magazine

5 Simple Ways to Help Prevent Wandering in Children with Autism - Autism Parenting Magazine | Autism Parenting | Scoop.it
If you are a parent to a child with autism, then you may have a child who tries or has tried to escape or elope from your home, your supervision when in public or even from their classroom at school. It can be scary if you think you have 60 seconds to run to the …
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Public Places - The Need to Stay Strong and Courageous - Autism Parenting Magazine

Public Places - The Need to Stay Strong and Courageous - Autism Parenting Magazine | Autism Parenting | Scoop.it
The other day a friend asked me what the hardest thing in my life is when it came to raising my daughter. Questions like these make me incredibly happy. My daughter, Lexi, is a bit on the unique side in that she has multiple diagnoses. She has both Down syndrome and West syndrome, paired with …
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Your Child with Special Needs Is Entitled to a Free and Appropriate Education - Autism Parenting Magazine

Your Child with Special Needs Is Entitled to a Free and Appropriate Education - Autism Parenting Magazine | Autism Parenting | Scoop.it
By Areva D. Martin, Esq. In the famous story, Rashoman, four blind men feel an elephant. “Why, an elephant is like a tree,” says the one man feeling the animal’s leg. “No, my friend, it’s like a snake,” claims the one feeling the beast’s trunk. “You are both wrong,” says the third who is holding …
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New Research: Program Offers Help for Autism and Sensory Processing Disorder - Autism Parenting Magazine

New Research: Program Offers Help for Autism and Sensory Processing Disorder - Autism Parenting Magazine | Autism Parenting | Scoop.it
Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) is closely aligned with autism in that most individuals on the autism spectrum have significant struggles with SPD (autismspeaks.org). Children with sensory impairments find it difficult to process and act upon information received through the senses, resulting in challenges such as clumsiness, anxiety, and social and behavioral problems.  Additionally, many of them have sensory-related sensitivities …
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Simple Ways to Integrate Fine Motor Coordination, Strength and Dexterity Activities - Autism Parenting Magazine

Simple Ways to Integrate Fine Motor Coordination, Strength and Dexterity Activities - Autism Parenting Magazine | Autism Parenting | Scoop.it
As a busy mom of three kids, I love writing these types of articles;  articles where I share  activities that can really set the stage for major skill development while promoting child independence and confidence (plus, they will hopefully allow you to have a second or two to do a thousand other things…or sit). I know …
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More people with autism are getting training for technology jobs - The Hechinger Report

More people with autism are getting training for technology jobs - The Hechinger Report | Autism Parenting | Scoop.it

"When Joseph Leogrande, 18, rides the subway, his caretaker reminds him to be aware of his body and space, not to stand too close to people. Sometimes it’s hard for Leogrande to concentrate on these directives — his mind is elsewhere. He likes to move to the front of the train and …"


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Mom in tears after reading party invite for son with autism

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A blog written by Tricia Klein, who writes at The Book of Timothy, is showcasing the power of inclusion.
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-Mumbai ran for Autism- Cause-a-thon

-Mumbai ran for Autism- Cause-a-thon | Autism Parenting | Scoop.it
Initiated by Khushi Pediatric therapy centre started Cause-a-thon in 2013. Celebrities like Anita Raj and Mickey Mehta has extended their support to the cause.

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The Rewards of Creating a Special Time with Attention-Seeking Children - Autism Parenting Magazine

The Rewards of Creating a Special Time with Attention-Seeking Children - Autism Parenting Magazine | Autism Parenting | Scoop.it
Special Time is a technique which helps a child understand exactly when they will receive undivided attention, as a means of reducing anxiety laden attention seeking behaviors, or as a means of improving relationships when the child is defiant or alienated. Suggestion of this technique in no way implies that this child does not receive …
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Understanding My Children with Autism in a New Way - Autism Parenting Magazine

Understanding My Children with Autism in a New Way - Autism Parenting Magazine | Autism Parenting | Scoop.it
As a parent of two children with autism, I have a decade and a half of intense experience with autism. What I did not know until recently was that my experience goes much further than that. Our story is pretty typical of many families with autism. Our son seemed to be developing relatively normal. He …
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Sure Fire Ways to Help Your ASD Child Go To Bed - Autism Parenting Magazine

Sure Fire Ways to Help Your ASD Child Go To Bed - Autism Parenting Magazine | Autism Parenting | Scoop.it
In order to have a good day, your child must sleep. That is easier said than done when raising a child on the spectrum. The most important thing to establish immediately is a nighttime routine. This routine must be consistent and enjoyable. This is how we succeeded: Set a nightly bedtime and STICK TO IT! …
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School Transitions - What You Need to Ask Special Education Needs Coordinators - Autism Parenting Magazine

School Transitions - What You Need to Ask Special Education Needs Coordinators - Autism Parenting Magazine | Autism Parenting | Scoop.it
Note: While the term Special Education Needs Coordinator (SENCO) is specific to the education system in the UK, the following information is valuable for any special education program. The transition to secondary school can be a challenging time for any parent, and there are a number of additional considerations for the transition from primary to …
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