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Returning to Life with Autism in a Post-Pandemic World

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Returning to Life with Autism in a Post-Pandemic World

Like all of us, children and teens are hopeful and pleased that the situation appears to be improving. However, the next phase of the pandemic comes with its own fears and anxieties. Some characteristics of autism may make these fears even more intense for kids on the spectrum.

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Why the Backwards “E”?

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Why the Backwards “E”?

Diagnosed as a toddler, David Petrovic fulfills his dreams of teaching middle school and speaking nationally—and he continues to reach new goals and greater heights. More than just a story, the book is filled with strategies and lessons learned, and it gives the reader the unique opportunity to experience life from the perspectives of the autistic person and family living it.

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Autism and GI Issues

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Autism and GI Issues

Autism and GI Issues: 

Understanding the Connection Between Stress and Chronic GI Symptoms in Autistic Children

Gastrointestinal (GI) distress is common in autistic children with close to one quarter having at least one chronic symptom (Molly and Manning-Courtney, 2003). Some of the symptoms that occur in greater frequency for this group include diarrhea, constipation, and abdominal pain.

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How To Help My Autistic Child Cope With Quarantine

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How To Help My Autistic Child Cope With Quarantine

There are so many changes and so much uncertainty; all I can think of is how hard this must be for my students with autism and their families. Our friends on the spectrum thrive when there is a set structure and routine and they know what’s next, and, frankly, all of that has been stripped away. 

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4 Effective Ways to Help Your Child Finish Their Homework Fast

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4 Effective Ways to Help Your Child Finish Their Homework Fast

4 Effective Ways to Help Your Child Finish Their Homework: Does your child get overwhelmed when starting a task?  Or do they struggle to complete their work?  Read the article below for four proven strategies recommended by professionals- guaranteed to help your child start and finish their homework. 

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