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Immune System: 5 Ways To Boost Your Children´s Defense

With the Covid-19 situation, we can not help but wonder what measures we can do to protect our children from it. Of course, hand washing, and staying away from crowds are basics, but when it comes to protecting your children‘s health, preventing, and boosting their defensive mechanisms is a must. Today, we will share with…
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Covid-19: How To Explain it to ASD Children + Quarantine Activities

Since last week, the WHO (World Health Organization) has declared Covid-19 a pandemic. Most states across the US and other countries have declared quarantine and are highly encouraging people to stay at home. This means that most public places like schools, parks, museums, pools, and even public gatherings will be closed or canceled until new…
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Autism & Disney: Guide to Disability Access Service (DAS) at Disney World

With spring vacations around the corner, we couldn’t help but analyze our holiday options. It is well known that Disney has been the children’s favorite spot since its opening in the ’50s. However, for parents on the spectrum, it was difficult to visit the famous park due to long lines, and overall ASD challenges. Fortunately,…
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Hypertonia and Hypotonia: Overcoming Motor Disorders in Autism

Children with autism are often challenged by motor skill problems that can affect their abilities to walk, run, play, and even write. According to a recent study, up to 83 percent of children with autism spectrum disorder were identified as below average in motor skills development.  Today we will analyze two of the main motor/muscular…
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Best Foods For Autistic Children

When it comes to Autism, nutrition determines everything. Autistic signs and behaviors can drastically increase, or worsen if your child’s diet is not adequate. On the other hand, if an ASD child is fed with the right nutrients, autistic behaviors can be radically diminished and even improved. Previously, we have shared the Worst Foods for…
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Is My Autistic Child Ever Going To Talk? Tips To Support ASD Language!

If you have Googled “How to improve language in Autism?” you are not alone. Speaking barriers are one of the top concerns that parents with children on the spectrum face. Figuring out how to help a speech–delayed child can evoke a multitude of emotions in parents, and while it has been said that no two…
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Mommy Burnout: Which Stage Are You At?

Parenting is a serious task and a full-time job. It respects no weekends, vacations, or nightshifts. It requires constant learning, and many times it can make mothers feel like they are at the edge of themselves. Just by the end of the 1st year of your life with your child, the average mom loses close…
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Autism Aggression; What To Do When Your Child Hits You!

Biting, kicking, and even punching are some of the things that most parents on the spectrum report as common conducts during meltdowns and tantrums. Today we will analyze, the reasons for aggressive conduct, as well as effective tips to handle them properly! Why Do ASD Children Hit?  For autistic children, aggressive behavior is a physical…
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Easy School Lunches For Picky Eaters

Picky eating is found in up to 80% of the Autism cases. Most parents report that their child would only eat the foods they are familiar with or they would not eat at all. This can make the lunch meal preparation challenging because you must find nutritious, sensory-friendly, easy to carry options for your child.…
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3 Worst Autism Feeding Mistakes

Feeding a child on the spectrum is never an easy task. Kicking, biting, and even meltdowns are common during meal times. For most parents on the spectrum, it can be hard to find proper ways to expand their children‘s diet. However, it‘s common to hear that after a while of trying, with no results, many…
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