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13 Must-Read Autism Books for Parents (2022)

Posted by AAPC Publishing on Dec 9th 2021

13 Must-Read Autism Books for Parents (2022)
Autism spectrum disorder can be difficult to understand and live with, whether it's a recent diagnosis or a parent is many years into the journey with their child. According to the CDC, "Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a developmental disability that can cause significant social, communication and behavioral challenges. There is often nothing about how people with ASD look that sets them apart from other people, but people with ASD may communicate, interact, behave, and learn in ways
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10 Helpful Books for Autistic Tweens and Teens

Posted by AAPC Publishing on Dec 6th 2021

This list, "10 Helpful Books for Autistic Tweens and Teens", is made up of our top picks of inspiring, or useful books that help open up dialogue about important topics for autistic kids age 10-19. #1 Middle School – The Stuff Nobody Tells You AboutAimed at young teens, this resource tackles the issues that girls this age care about: fitting in, making friends, wearing the right clothes, succeeding academically and more. The book's "for teens, by teens" approach makes it an easy, fun read whil
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Overcoming obstacles while traveling with people who have ASD

Posted by Bankrate - Written by Lauren Ward, Edited by Maggie Kempken on Nov 10th 2021

Overcoming obstacles while traveling with people who have ASD
For many people, an out-of-town trip can be refreshing and invigorating. Experiencing a new place together as a family offers the chance to make lasting memories outside your normal routine. But for individuals with autism spectrum disorders (ASD), traveling brings a host of unique challenges. New sights and sounds paired with the disruption of their usual daily routine can make it difficult to navigate the unpredictable nature of a trip.But that does not mean families with a member who has ASD
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Safety online: A guide for people with autism spectrum disorder

Posted by Allconnect - Joe Supan on Nov 10th 2021

Safety online: A guide for people with autism spectrum disorder
People with autism spectrum disorder are at higher risk for cyberbullying and internet addiction, but there are also many benefits to internet use. The internet has increasingly been an essential part of life for many people, but that digital surge hasn’t swept up everyone equally. According to the Pew Research Center, Americans with disabilities are three times more likely than those without a disability to say they never go online. While the benefits of internet use can be profoun
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The Power of Social Emotional Learning

Posted by AAPC Publishing on Nov 9th 2021

The Power of Social Emotional Learning
Have you heard the term Social Emotional Learning (SEL) recently and thought, what is social emotional learning and why does it matter? At a glance Social Emotional Learning (SEL) is the process by which children and adults learn to build positive relationships, identify and manage their own emotions, learn empathy and how to take the perspective of others, and make good choices in their daily lives. But SEL is more than just learning the skills of social behavior, i.e. the “what”; it
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