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Because I Have Autism

by Alysia of TryDefyingGravityLast week I got an email from one of Howie’s teachers. She explained that they had been working on a math assessment test about money and coins. The directions were to count the money and show your work. The teacher...… read more >
Posted 12/31/2016
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Tips For Calming Your Child With Autism

This blog is the third in a support series for parents by Marci Lebowitz, occupational therapist and autism specialist. Find out more about how Marci supports autism parents and professionals at www.marcilebowitz.com.An Autism Parent’s Approach to...… read more >
Posted 12/04/2016
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Temper Tantrums vs. Meltdowns

This blog is the second in a support series for parents by Marci Lebowitz, occupational therapist and autism specialist. Find out more about how Marci supports autism parents and professionals at www.marcilebowitz.com.Can you REALLY tell the...… read more >
Posted 11/21/2016
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Your Answers: The Worst Advice For Parents of Children With Autism (Infographic)

We asked and you answered! We posted this question: What bits of "advice" do you wish people would stop telling you? and hundreds of you took the time to respond.What did we learn? From the unconcerned ("It's probably not a big deal") to the plain...… read more >
Posted 11/13/2016
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Ways to Calm a Child With Autism

This blog is the fourth in a support series for parents by Marci Lebowitz, occupational therapist and autism specialist. Find out more about how Marci supports autism parents and professionals at www.marcilebowitz.com.I want to give you a few more...… read more >
Posted 11/03/2016
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The Hardest Part of Autism Isn’t Him – It’s Other People

by Lauren CasperPart of the problem with “disabilities” is that the word immediately suggests an inability to see or hear or walk or do other things that many of us take for granted. But what of people who can’t feel? Or can’t talk about their...… read more >
Posted 10/27/2016
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What Causes Meltdowns?

This blog is the first in a four-part support series for parents by Marci Lebowitz, occupational therapist and autism specialist. Find out more about how Marci supports autism parents and professionals at www.marcilebowitz.com.What Causes...… read more >
Posted 10/23/2016
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How Words Can Reduce Behavior Breakdowns for Kids with ASD

This is a guest post for parents by Karen Kabaki-Sisto, a certified speech-language pathologist and applied behavior analysis instructor.Imagine that you suddenly awoke today in rural Peru with only the limited knowledge of Spanish from when you...… read more >
Posted 10/14/2016
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Embracing the Positives & Exorcising the Negatives around Autism – One Dad’s Journey

by Tom WailgumOne of the most challenging aspects of raising children on the autism spectrum is conquering the feelings of negativity that pervade everyday life. It can come from friends or family members. From co-workers. From the media. From...… read more >
Posted 08/11/2016
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The Trouble With Eye Contact

Navigating Asperger’s and reflecting on other learning differencesby Michael McManmon, Ed.D., (originally published in Psychology Today)SHIFT HAPPENS: Letting go can make all the differenceI was recently speaking with some college students about...… read more >
Posted 07/12/2016
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