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Dealing With Anger In Children With Autism

Kicking, head banging, and even biting, sound familiar to you? Aggression and anger are common traits in children with autism. Even though it is normally blamed directly on bad behavior or bad parenting, the reality of anger in ASD children can be traced back to a number of causes that are not related at all…
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5 Signs of High Functioning Autism

High Functioning Autism(HFA) is a term applied to people within the autism spectrum who have a “higher functioning” IQ (70 or greater) than other individuals with ASD.  Sometimes, it can be hard to spot it in small children, however, today we want to share with you a small list that can help you identify some…
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5 Foods That Aggravate Autism

Food has a direct impact on the way we feel and on our health. In Autistic children, food plays a major role in it can directly contribute to the way children think, feel, and behave. Today we want to share with you the top 5 foods that can make autism worse. 5 Foods That Make…
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Is Your Child’s Bedroom Autism-Friendly?

Most of the children and babies have a hard time when it comes to sleeping in their own rooms. In Autistic children, these issues can be more severe. Up to 70% of ASD children experience difficulty in falling asleep and staying sleep, thus waking up the entire household. Today, we want to share with you…
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New Year’s Resolutions For ASD Parents

The only list that you really need! Every New Years eve, most people write down a long list of goals and resolutions that most of the times they only pursue for a couple of months and then end up quitting and leaving behind. Things like losing weight, saving money and traveling more are amazing ideas,…
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Stress-free Holiday Tips for ASD Parents

A few ideas to avoid some common holiday stress triggers While the holiday season is filled with joy for some people, it can be significantly challenging for those raising a child with Autism. Today, we want to share a couple of tips that can help to make your holidays more relaxing and fun! Tips for…
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Autism and Pets: Get to know all the benefits.

Animals have been a part of the life of humans since the beginning of civilization. In the beginning, they were only used for fieldwork and now they can be even therapeutic. According to studies from the universities of Missouri and Queensland, animals can be an incredible option when it comes to social therapies and improving…
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Best And Worst Christmas Gifts For Autistic Children

Finding the perfect gift for a child with autism is not always an easy task.  Due to the various sensitivities and needs that many children with autism may have, it’s important to carefully consider what kinds of gifts are a good choice for them. To ease your holiday shopping, here is a list of autism-friendly…
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10 Holiday Tips For ASD Parents

  For most people the holiday season is a time of joy, anticipation and lots of family time. However, for families of children on the autism spectrum this might represent a special challenge that may increase when schedules are disrupted and routines are broken.  We want to make your holidays more enjoyable with our tips…
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7 Sensory Red Flags You Might Be Missing

We all have our own unique preferences and aversions when it comes to the way we perceive the sensory information in our surroundings. But for some children, these preferences and aversions can become problematic, leading to difficulty participating in everyday activities and routines. The following behaviors are sensory integration or sensory processing red flags and…
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