Wednesday , August 23 2017

Helping My Son With Autism Pick Out His Halloween Costume


As the parent of a child with autism, there are things I just don’t experience the same way the parent of a neurotypical child might, and it can be disheartening. Though guilt rises up in me admitting this, when approaching some situations, I’ve asked myself, “What’s the point?” In May, my husband and I …

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How to Deal With Autistic Tantrums


Caring for a child with autism is definitely a challenge. In addition to dealing with social and communication barriers, these children often will throw tantrums, even if they seem older than the typical tantrum-throwing age. While you can’t always prevent these tantrums, you can equip yourself so that you are …

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‘My Son Has Autism and a Purposeful Life’


Thanks to early intervention and one determined mom, this young boy with autism is now a 24-year-old who surfs, cooks, paints and works at a resort. It was the early 1990s, and architect-turned-flight attendant Rachel Fernandez was preparing to move to Switzerland with her husband, banker Keith Harrison, and their …

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13 ways parents think they caused autism to kids


  When two people find out they are going to have a baby life, as they know it, seemingly stands still. Whether or not your child is going to have autism tends to not cross one’s mind. Seems no one thinks about autism until they have to sit in a …

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33 Foods that Help Quell Disruptive Autistic Symptoms


Remedies for autism are not perfect by any means, but certain herbs and foods have been found in non-traditional medicine to help immensely in different departments. With the holidays coming up and so much to consider, from autism-appropriate gifts to family gatherings, meltdowns and aggressive behavior will only serve to …

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34 Best and 10 Worst Jobs for Adults with Autism


Autism should not become a hindrance when it comes to finding and retaining employment as one grows older. The disorder could affect everything from the ability to separate the senses to the onset of meltdowns parents are often faced with. Certain factors like pollution could aggravate the risk of birthing …

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