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Budget-Friendly Home Features That Nurture Children with Autism

Today we are pleased to bring you a guest post from our friend Ed Carter at AbleFutures.org. (Some links in here may be affiliate links. This does not increase the price for you, if you were to purchase anything on the page but may generate a small commission in some cases). Parents of children on the autism s [...]

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How To Find A Job With Autism: Companies Need You More Than Ever!

Find a job with autism and you will feel like you have hit the jackpot. If you are a parent of an autistic child or if you are a young adult with autism yourself, you know that it can be terrifying to consider what will happen when you or your child leaves school. The statistics on unemployment amongst young adults with autism can be as high as 85-90%. Typically parents who [...]

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What Is The Best Pet For An Autistic Child?

Is there a best pet for an autistic child? Does having a pet at home give any extra benefits to those with autism? Animals are increasingly gaining popularity in the autism community as the immense benefits continue to be proven. But if you are considering embracing the world of pet ownership, is there such a thing as a "best pet" for an autistic child? Cat? Dog? Horse [...]

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8 Best Books On Autism- Will Any Of Them Help Me?

Will reading the best books on autism help me at all? The answer is unequivocally, a resounding "YES"! “But I’m not a phD, I am a frazzled parent with so many demands on my time!” This may be so but make sure you take the time to get help from those with decades of experience and training. While you may "know" your child best, it is still super useful to read new ma [...]

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Budget-Friendly Home Features That Nurture Children with Autism

Today we are pleased to bring you a guest post from our friend Ed Carter at AbleFutures.org. (Some links in here may be affiliate links. This does not increase the price for you, if you were to purchase anything on the page but may generate a small commission in some cases). Parents of children on the autism s [...]

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Is It An Asperger’s Meltdown Or Just A Bad Day?

If you know someone with Asperger’s syndrome or if you are an Aspie yourself, you know that an Asperger’s meltdown is very different to just having a "bad day". A bad day might just be feeling in a bad mood for a few hours, being a bit grouchy with your co-workers or feeling like everything is going wrong like spilling your coffee on your freshly ironed shirt first thing [...]

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What Problems Occur From Sensory Processing Disorder & What Can I Do About It?

Sensory processing disorder (SPD) is a neurological condition that exists when sensory signals don’t get organised into appropriate responses. Our bodies are taking in information all the time through our five senses to help us navigate and interpret the world we live in. People with sensory processing disorder find it difficult to process sensory information (e.g. sound, [...]

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Does Deep Touch Pressure Therapy Really Work Or Is It All In The Mind?

Deep touch pressure (DTP) has been used for many years as a form of treatment in children and adults who have autism, sensory processing disorder, ADHD or some other form of sensory sensitivity.Many people instinctively use deep touch pressure to help soothe someone in distress or agitation in the form of a hug or a gentle rub without being told to.Now this instinctive reaction [...]

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