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Autism Grants

Having a child with autism requires a lot of dedication and resources. Unfortunately, the costs are substantial and can be more than your family can afford.  Thankfully, there are a lot of organizations that offer autism grants for families in need. Below we have listed some organizations that can help you with the financial costs…
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Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy and Autism

If you are checking out this article you probably heard that hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) can help your child with autism. But how does HBOT work and can it really help children with autism? Let’s explore this topic in greater detail. What is hyperbaric oxygen therapy Hyperbaric oxygen therapy is a medical treatment that increases…
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Autism Cares Act

So you want to know more about the Autism CARES Act. Well you came to the right place. We’ll go over the basics of the law below. What is the Autism CARES Act? The Autism Collaboration, Accountability, Research, Education and Support (CARES) Act is a federal law that was passed in 2014 and reauthorized in…
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Joint Attention in Children with Autism

Have you noticed that your child with autism has a hard time following your finger when you are pointing at something? It is actually quite common. Children with autism often have trouble with joint attention.  In this article we will explain what joint attention is and how ABA therapy can help your child with theirs. …
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When to Stop ABA Therapy

Are you thinking about stopping your child’s ABA therapy sessions? Before you do that, check out this article where we will discuss: Let’s begin. Signs that ABA is not working  It is important to remember that ABA therapy is not a quick fix. You should expect your child to be in therapy for a couple…
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How to Explain Autism to a Child

Your autistic son or daughter engages with their siblings and classmates more than they do with anyone else (apart from yourself, as their parent).  In light of this, explaining autism to your child’s siblings and friends can have a crucial impact on how they cope with their condition. In this article we are going to…
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50 Inspirational Quotes About Autism

Living with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) or being the parent of an autistic child certainly comes with its own set of challenges. However, many autistic individuals went on to achieve great things in life. We have put together this list of 50 Inspirational Quotes About Autism in order to remind you of the value and…
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Autism Recovery

As a parent, you’re probably worried about the communicative, social, academic, and functional impact that autism has on your child. Many parents are tempted to try different types of treatments that may “cure” their child’s autism. The problem is that there are plenty of unproven approaches out there that falsely claim to cure autism.  In…
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High Functioning Autism and Aggression

If your child has high-functioning autism you probably know they can sometimes be overly aggressive.  In this article we will discuss why high-functioning autistic children are aggressive and give you some strategies to deal with this behavior.  But first let’s get a better understanding of high-functioning autism. What is high-functioning autism? According to the fifth…
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In-Home ABA therapy

Applied behavior analysis (ABA) therapy is the most widely relied on technique for treating autistic children. However, you might find it hard to consistently take your son or daughter to the therapist when you have to work and handle other personal obligations. It may also take time for your kid to get accustomed to the…
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