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Helpful Tips for Reducing Morning Stress | Autism Parenting Advice

Helpful Tips for Reducing Morning Stress | Autism Parenting Advice Autistic children often struggle with getting ready in the morning. There is a lot of anxiety and choices to make for most children in the morning. For children with autism, routines are essential. But what is a parent to help their child in reducing morning stress? Sticking with morning routines for your kids can make all the difference in your and your child’s day. In particular, having a strategy for the morning that includes all of the necessities in a specific order can do worlds of good for getting your child off in a healthy way.  These helpful tips for reducing morning stress start the night before. Keep reading to find out more: mother and child daughter stretch themselves after…
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The Mom Kind – Autism Parenting Advice

Are you the parent of a child with autism spectrum disorder?  Are you looking for a website that has it all: Autism News, Support, & Information on topics such as school, treatments, therapy, diagnosis, home life, and more.  Then you have found the right place! The Mom Kind is an Autism parenting website created to help support and teach parents how to help their autistic children thrive!  There is a ton of free information all throughout the site that can get you going in the right direction. If you are looking for 1 on 1 coaching, please head over to schedule your Complimentary Autism Parenting Coaching Session. So take a look around and please reach out if you have ANY questions! -Alicia Trautwein, The Mom Kind
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How Medical Alert Systems Could Improve Autism Parenting

Current research has shown that about 1 in every 54 children born in the US have Autism Spectrum Disorder. Often, parents take on some extra stressors when it comes to raising an autistic child.  A medical alert system such as a tag, bracelet, or necklace could be of great assistance for children with autism. How Medical Alert Systems Could Improve Autism Parenting Today we will be looking at some of the ways a medical alert system could help improve autism parenting. Elopement Often, autistic children can be impulsive and prone to wandering. They wander from an environment they find frightening. such as places with bright lights or loud noise. They can also elope from a safe setting following something that seems to be attractive to them. This can be anything…
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5 Co-Parenting Tips for Parents of Autistic Children

When parents split up, it can be difficult for any child. However, for children on the autism spectrum, divorce can be even harder. Beyond the heightened emotions that might come along with significant changes to their family, autistic children may struggle with the day-to-day mechanics of a co-parenting schedule.  5 Co-Parenting Tips for Parents of Autistic Children Even so, sometimes separation is the best option for all involved. For those situations, these 5 Co-Parenting Tips for Parents of Autistic Children are a must-read for both parents. Post a calendar One of the most important tips for raising a child on the spectrum is to try your best never to take them by surprise. Depending on your child's age and abilities, posting a sizeable visual calendar outlining your co-parenting schedule can be…
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Keeping Children With Autism Safe Online

Keeping Children With Autism Safe Online All kids these days use the internet, but for an autistic child, the appeal of communicating and socializing online, especially by text, is even stronger. After all, there is none of that tone, intonation, facial signals, or body language to worry about that can be so confusing to those living with autism. Of course, this means that just like other children, it is our responsibility to educate and guide children with autism on the ways to stay safe online. A topic you can get more detail below.  Keeping Children With Autism Safe Online Many parents feel as if they are less knowledgeable about technology and the internet than their children are. Unfortunately, this can create a situation where a child is given a device…
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Best Educational Tools for Autism & Top Teaching Advice for Parents

Looking for the Best Educational Tools for Autism and Top Teaching Advice for Parents of Autistic children? Keep reading to learn more! According to a report released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 1 in 54 children is diagnosed with autism, making it essential to widen teaching methodologies in response to an autistic child’s specific learning needs. Be it at home or in the classroom, learning and development are the end-goal of every parent whose child is diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). But rather than sticking to traditional at-home teaching methods, parents should first understand and accept their children as they are – unique and creative in ways more than one. Learning in the Eyes of a Child with Autism: From sensory responses to neural networks,…
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NYC Vacation Tips for Children with Autism

Looking for some NYC Vacation Tips for Children with Autism? Keep reading seven amazing tips for a smooth visit! As a parent of a child with autism, vacations can often feel out of reach. However, experiences in new places can help your child learn about the world around them.  If you are dreaming of a family vacation to NYC, these tips will help you make the right accommodations for a fantastic trip! New York is busy, noisy, and full of people.  If you are looking for things to do, there is always something on offer.  Museums, bus tours, street artists, shops, and more!  No matter what time of day or night, you can always find something to do. NYC Vacation Tips for Children with Autism A little travel housekeeping tip:…
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Autism Around the World | Celebrating Autism Awareness Month

Ever wondered how different cultures and nationalities from varied regions, deal with children on the autism spectrum? Just what is Autism Around the World like? Let's jump in to see what resources are available for autistic individuals based on country. Autism Around the World Autism spectrum disorder is a broad range of conditions; characterized by challenges with social skills, repetitive behaviors, speech, and nonverbal communication. There is no known single cause for autism spectrum disorder. Research suggests that these delays develop from a combination of genetic, nongenetic, and environmental influences. With it being the kickoff of World Autism Awareness Month, our friends at Meditourz would like to throw light on some global insights on Autism around the globe! Autism Around the World: In America The Center for Disease Control has reported that 1 in 54 children…
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Autism and Coronavirus Quarantine – How to Manage the Daily Routine

What should you do with your child with Autism who has to go into a coronavirus quarantine or stay in place order? Do you have a plan for your autistic children during the midst of this COVID19 outbreak? Keep reading to help you through these uncharted waters. Schools everywhere are shutting down for weeks at a time, some until next school year. Even those that don't have this issue yet, the coronavirus is causing many families to take voluntary self-quarantine measures. For children with Autism, the covid19 quarantine measures are a drastic change from their daily routine. Combine that with necessities being cleared from shelves, parents are left wondering what to do when their autistic child has to go into a coronavirus quarantine.   Autism, Coronavirus, and Quarantine - How to Manage…
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3 Incredibly Tough Parenting Moments to Prepare for Early On

Having kids is one of the greatest things in life. However, as they get older, you need to prepare yourself as things are going to change. They aren't always going to be these little tiny things that need your constant care and protection. There will come a day when you are going to have to let them go. Knowing that you have prepared them for life as an adult will make it a tad easier. These top three tough parenting moments are ones that will prepare them for such a time. 3 Incredibly Tough Parenting Moments to Prepare for Early On In this article, we cover three significant aspects that all children go through as they grow up. Knowing this information early on is going to make everything easier on…
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