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Autism And Food Allergies

Allergies and autism share a common denominator; immune system issues.  Autistic children (in most cases)  have overactive immune systems and imbalanced inflammatory reactions, thus making them more susceptible to immune deregulations.  Autism and Food Sensitivities Allergies are the immune system’s inflammatory response when the system perceives something as being dangerous for the body. When your…
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Autism & Pools: Dealing With Sensory Issues During Vacations

With summer and vacations around the corner, we can not help but look forward to pleasant trips to the beach and beautiful pool days. However, for parents on the Spectrum, vacations and pool tips can represent a huge challenge due to sensory issues and ASD struggles that come with it. Nevertheless, with a little patience…
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Supplements for Autism

Nutrition is key to our proper brain and body functioning. When it comes to children on the Autism Spectrum, the right vitamin intake can be crucial for determining proper brain functioning, thus affecting directly behavior and learning skills. Some parents recall that after giving their children the right supplementation, they observed tremendous positive changes ranging…
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To All Autistic Mothers On Mother’s Day

Being a mother is one of the greatest gifts in life but it comes with its challenges. It’s a 24/7 job that can be extremely exhausting at times and so, every once in a while moms deserve to be pampered and celebrated. That time of the year is around the corner. Yes, we are talking…
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Helping Autistic Children Thrive

All parents want to see their children reaching their full potential and thriving in life. There are several things that parents can do to support their child on the spectrum.  The following tips will help you ensure that you are covering the most important areas of your child’s development. Tips To Help Your ASD Child…
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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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