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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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Biting, Chewing, Sucking: A Solution For Oral Sensitivities

Humans are oral creatures. Since early infancy, our knowledge of the world comes to us by taste. We learn different flavors, textures, and even consistencies as a part of our normal development. However, when these activities end up in raw nails, and red cuticles, it can be pointing to a bigger problem. Today we will…
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5 New Year Resolutions For Autistic Moms

With the New Year just starting, yearly resolutions and goals emerge. For most people things like working out, and eating healthier come at the top of the list. However, for parents with children on the spectrum, priorities can be way too different and so can be the goals. Today, we want to help you make…
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Mommy Burnout: Tips To Overcome ASD Parenting Exhaustion

It is that time of the year. Everybody is getting ready for the holiday celebrations, decorating their houses, and buying presents for their children. Everybody seems excited, full of joy, and energized. Everybody but you. It’s not the fact that you are ungrateful, or unhappy, it’s just simply the fact that you feel exhausted. Sounds…
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ASD-Friendly Thanksgiving Ideas

Thanksgiving is finally here! All the excitement, food, and family gatherings can make these celebrations one of the most anticipated ones of the year. However, for families on the spectrum, all these schedule changes, new meals, and visits can represent a huge challenge. Thankfully, it is possible to have fun and ease these issues, and…
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Potty Training: Overcoming Poop Withholding

Potty training is probably one of the greatest challenges for most parents. Children will refuse to poop on the potty, or they would just simply feel comfortable in the pull-ups and avoid it. Now for parents on the spectrum,  the challenge goes to a new level. Non-verbal difficulties, and sometimes even movement challenges can raise…
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