Category Archives for "Autism"

Living on the Wrong Planet

Often people with autism will feel completely out of place in society. Despite the fact that more and more people are being diagnosed as autistic, trying to go through life in a majority neuro-typical world can feel almost like an impossible task for people with autism. There is a very simple way to explain to […]

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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”? Before I start I want to address this post with a word of caution, that everybody’s Autism is different. By different I mean they […]

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Managing anxiety levels in kids with Autism

Todays article is a guest post by Ryan Rivera. Ryan writes primarily about anxiety and anxiety cures at Calm Clinic Children with autism are generally more susceptible to stress and anxiety. These two directly affect the lives of a lot of Americans where one percent of children between the ages 3 to 17 are diagnosed […]

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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. We have had a really amazing response to our last email about the new Autism Parenting Magazine  along […]

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Preparing Children With Autism for the Dentist

  Bringing a child to the dental office can be a daunting task for any parent but especially for parents of Autistic children. Here are 10 things you can do to prepare your child, and yourself, for the dental visit. Following these tips will lead to a smoother experience for both of you and build your child’s […]

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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 […]

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Autism vs Aspergers Syndrome

Leo Kanner was the first person to describe the nature of Autism and its symptoms almost sixty years ago.  Later, Hans Asperger wrote about a condition, which was first termed autistic psychopathology and is now known as Asperger’s Syndrome. Though there were similarities in the two discoveries, Asperger claimed that his disorder was not a […]

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Famous people with autism

So as the number of individuals with autism and Aspergers continue to increase and they become a greater part of the public conversation regarding research and treatment, one question that comes up frequently is “what famous people have Autism”? Well, to most of those familiar with this disorder, the idea of someone famous with Aspergers […]

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Aspergers Violence and the Adam Lanza Shootings in CT

In the wake of the recent shootings by Adam Lanza at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, CT there had been a lot of speculation that  it may have stemmed from the fact that Adam Lanza has Asperger’s Syndrome. Because of this there is a lot of fear that people are going to thing that […]

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