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5 Tips for Successful Playdates with Autistic Children

5 Tips for Successful Playdates with Autistic Children

5 Tips for Successful Playdates with Autistic Children Establishing and developing friendships is a vital part of children's development. A great way to encourage this is to set up playdates with other children.  For autistic children, this can sometimes be difficult due to changes in routine, environments, new people, and more. That said, children with autism want to play with others and make friends just as much as their neurotypical peers. 5 Tips for Successful Playdates with Autistic Children There are steps that parents and caregivers can take to help create successful playdates for their autistic children.  Let’s take a…
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5 Strategies To Calm Children With Autism

5 Strategies To Calm Children With Autism

Children with autism tend to have difficulties interacting socially. That’s why they may act out or have a full meltdown when stressed, confused, afraid, and anxious about something.  5 Strategies To Calm Children With Autism Different from tantrums, autism meltdowns are an intense response to overwhelming circumstances. The common triggers include changes in routine, sensory differences, communication difficulties, and anxiety. Getting overly anxious leads to a meltdown or involuntary coping mechanism.  In this article, you’ll learn some effective strategies to calm children with autism. See below: Have Your Child Wear A Weighted Vest  A weighted vest for kids can hold weight. This…
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Financial Assistance Resources For Parents of Autistic Children

Financial Assistance Resources For Parents of Autistic Children

Financial Assistance Autistic Children Raising kids is an expensive affair at the best of times. It’s pretty much non-stop costs, from the day they come into the world, through school and their teenage years. For many of us, life wouldn’t be complete without our children, and the commitment wasn’t some lifestyle choice – it’s something deep within us and arguably why we’re here in the first place.  Financial Assistance Resources For Parents of Autistic Children Yet, suppose your child has special needs. That puts an even more significant strain on your finances, and even though it’s not your primary concern in…
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How Montessori Can Help Your Autistic Child Learn Through Play

How Montessori Can Help Your Autistic Child Learn Through Play

Parents of autistic children often worry when their little ones reach school-going age. They are concerned if the educational approach or the institution they choose for their child will be a good fit for their learning needs. Autism is a spectrum disorder that impairs a child's ability to interact and communicate with others. This means a child with autism will have drastically different learning needs compared to other children.  How Montessori Can Help Your Autistic Child Learn Through Play Taking your autistic child to a traditional learning institution may also make it difficult for your child to achieve developmental milestones.…
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What Are the Schooling Options for a Child with Autism?

What Are the Schooling Options for a Child with Autism?

When deciding how to educate your child with autism, there are several options, from home-schooling to public school. But, which one is best for your child? If your child has had issues in the public school system in the past, it’s worth speaking to education solicitors who can inform you of your legal standing. Otherwise, it’s easier to make an informed decision from the get-go. In this post, we’re going to help you do just that by covering the three main ways you can school your child with autism to help you decide which option is best for you. Which…
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How Rubik’s Cubes Helped Max Park with His Autism

How Rubik’s Cubes Helped Max Park with His Autism

https://youtu.be/7Su2kiNIX5g Mark Park holds several titles by being gifted in terms of playing Rubik's Cube. He holds the title for being the quickest to unravel the cube and the fastest duration to decipher it with one hand. What is more surprising is that Max Park has been identified with autism. Miraculously, instead of hindering, cracking Rubik's cubes aided Max from the diagnosis of autism.  How Rubik's Cubes Helped Max Park with His Autism and Became a Record-Breaker During his early years, Max's parents looked for several ways and opportunities for therapy. Many things were difficult for Max as he had not mastered…
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Three Difficulties Faced by People with Autism While in Prison

Three Difficulties Faced by People with Autism While in Prison

Just as people with autism face challenges at school, work, and social environments, they’re also likely to face prison difficulties. This can make life in prison extra challenging.  Difficulties Faced by People with Autism While in Prison  In 2021, a study of male prisoners in the US found that about 4.4% had autism (double the regular population). This doesn’t account for prisoners who haven’t been diagnosed.  While autism itself isn’t associated with crime, factors like unemployment and homelessness increase the risk that someone will end up behind bars.  Stay in Touch With Autistic Friends and Family in Prison (e.g., in…
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4 Key Tips for Designing Homes for Autistic Children

4 Key Tips for Designing Homes for Autistic Children

Autistic children live in a different world because of certain impairments in their processing of sensory information. They may fail to notice or overreact to an environmental stimulus. This is why as parents or caretakers of Autistic children, you need to be careful about the averment they are placed in. Key Tips for Designing Homes for Autistic Children Childproofing the home for an autistic child is not easy as every parent is aware that there are no easy solutions. There could be risks due to curious and nosy neighbors or those kitchen appliances or even those stairs. The truth is…
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5 Ways AI Will Impact Education For Autistic Children

5 Ways AI Will Impact Education For Autistic Children

5 Ways AI Will Impact Education For Autistic Children Children with autism have been stigmatized and ostracized in society because of the lack of understanding of this condition. In the pursuit to understand children with this condition better, Artificial Intelligence (AI) developers have started brainstorming possible solutions for teaching students with autism.  5 Ways AI Will Impact Education For Autistic Children Progress in this progress has offered more profound insights into this condition in general and the best way to interact with children with autism. AI is anticipated to change the ball game soon when passing instruction to students with autism.…
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Financial Assistance Resources For Parents of Autistic Children

Financial Assistance Resources For Parents of Autistic Children

Financial Assistance Resources Autistic Raising kids is an expensive affair at the best of times. It’s pretty much non-stop costs, from the day they come into the world, through school and their teenage years. For many of us, life wouldn’t be complete without our children, and the commitment wasn’t some lifestyle choice – it’s something deep within us and arguably why we’re here in the first place.  Yet, suppose your child has special needs. That puts an even more significant strain on your finances, and even though it’s not your primary concern in that situation, money influences the quality of everything…
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