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Autism And Easter: Making Egg Hunt Autism-Friendly

Passover Sunday, it’s here! and with it comes the traditional Easter egg hunt. Although it is a child’s favorite, for children on the spectrum it can be a challenging activity due to the multiple things that it can represent. However, this does not mean that your child can not participate and have fun in the…

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Autism & Traveling

Most parents know that traveling with toddlers and children can be challenging because children can get tired and stressed out with all the routine changes.  Now for parents in the spectrum, the challenges go to a whole new level. Sensory overloads, crowded places, different meals, and even changes in the schedule can represent huge stress…

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Autism & Anxiety: Helping Your Child Become More Social

Autism and anxiety are often linked together. Up to 90% of autistic children suffer from anxiety, and it is a condition that affects deeply their personal relationships as well as social interactions. Anxiety Triggers In Autism Children on the spectrum have a hard time managing anxiety and stress, and there are many situations that can…

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Celebrating Autism Awareness Month

On April 2, we celebrate the World Autism Awareness Day, and with it the Autism Awareness Month. This is a really important season as we get to raise consciousness on Autism Spectrum Disorder as well as to promote acceptance, inclusion, and care. The Reasons Behind The Autism Ribbon And The Awareness Month Autism Awareness Month…

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Autistic Activities To Engage With Your Child

It is well known that a common trait in autistic children is to be utterly interested or not interested at all when it comes to games and activities. This condition can be challenging for parents that want to engage with their children in fun activities that can be beneficial for the child. Today, we want…

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Improving Gut Health in ASD Children

Autism Spectrum Disorder affects 1 in every 68 children in the United States.  Although ASD primarily impacts the brain, children with autism are also highly affected by (GI) gastrointestinal issues that have a drastic effect on their emotions and mental health. According to recent studies, 9 out of 10 autistic children suffer from gastrointestinal issues…

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Autism and Parenting: Toxic ASD Parenting Styles.

Parenting is challenging. Taking care of a child, while teaching him/her how to become the best version of themselves is tough. Now, parenting a child with autism takes things to the next level due to all the challenges that come with ASD diagnosis. Children with autism cannot be raised like their neurotypical peers for they…

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Is Homeschooling The Answer For Autistic Children?

Every child on the autism spectrum is different, and since they are no cases alike, this means all have different needs and strengths. In the educational sector, the standard is pretty even, which can be challenging for children with autism because even in autistic oriented schools there are no 2 cases alike which is why…

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Autism And Socialization

Children on the autism spectrum take longer than other children to adapt and learn social skills. This is due to different kinds of reasons such as sensory issues or late conversational skills, however, it is not impossible to teach your child social skills and how to get along with other children. Social Skills In Autism…

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Autism & Toothbrushing: Yes It`s Possible!

It’s well known that all cleaning routines can be challenging for children, especially those on the autism spectrum. Toothbrushing can be a specially challenging situation due to sensory issues and sensory aversions. Most parents on the spectrum consider it a win when they can brush their child’s teeth once a day, doing it three times…

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