Diagnosing Autism in Children

  We get a lot of questions from parents who are struggling to find an official diagnosis from a Pediatrician after taking the Autism Test on our website. Here was a question that we received recently from one of our blog readers who gave us permission to publicly use the question. It was also answered in Issue Read More

How the squeeze machine came to be

We had published a few articles lately about sensory processing issues and thought that it wouldn’t feel complete with an exploration of the squeeze machine developed by Temple Grandin. For those of you that have seen the movie you will understand what we are talking about. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The squeeze machine was invented by Read More

Is Autism Hereditary? What is the link between Autism and Genetics?

This is the first of a sequence of posts that will discuss the causes of Autism. We will start with one of the questions parents often ask themselves “Is Autism Hereditary”? (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Before I start I want to address this post with a word of caution, that everybody’s Autism is different. Read More

We are giving away our book: Emotional Mastery For Adults With Aspergers

As part of Autism awareness week, we wanted to give away our book, Emotional Mastery for Adults with Aspergers. The book will be available for free between the 5th and 9th of April. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The book covers issues such as: Understanding the emotions Anger Depression Anxiety OCD (Obsessive compulsive disorder) Tips and techniques Read More

Why Asperger’s Hasn’t Existed since May 2013

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});   Yes the title sounds odd. Having talked previously about getting an official diagnosis, we are now saying it has gone away. However things are not quite that simple. It simply got reclassified into something else (at least for official purposes). Let me explain: DSM version 5 (DSM-V) was modified to Read More

Questions about Autism Parenting Magazine

Its really an exciting age when you can get the latest news, information and techniques from the world of Autism Parenting delivered to your ipad while you sleep, all for the price of the cafe latte per month. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); We have had a really amazing response to our last email about the Read More

Autism Parenting Magazine launched on newstand

Unlike other parents, the parents of Autistic children often struggle alone. Faced with challenging and difficult behavior, its not always easy to find the best ways to help your child.  Parents are often thrown into a situation where they have to navigate the minefield of getting official support, access to services and work out the strategies and Read More