Calming Techniques for Children with Autism

Calming Techniques for Children with Autism Parenting children with Autism can be exceptionally challenging at times, especially during a meltdown. Meltdowns can be quite scary for both you and your child, but learning what calming techniques work best for your child can greatly help to calm them during a meltdown and…

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Autism safety concerns you have for your children

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We’ve all heard of stranger danger and the importance of looking both ways before crossing the street, but children with Autism bring a whole new pool of safety concerns into the mix. If your child has been diagnosed with autism, it is a good idea to focus on safety matters for inside…

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7 Reasons You Probably Never Heard of to Wear a Medical ID

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Most people recognize medical IDs as a necessity if you live with diabetes or food allergies. But there are a number of different reasons you probably have never heard of for people to wear a medical ID. 7. Your loved one doesn’t always remember. Dementia affects more than just your ability…

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Mental Illness is More than Just Depression

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In the United States, more than 43 million adults live with mental illness. That’s about one in every five. The percentages dramatically increase in certain social demographics such as the homeless and prisoners. May is designated as Mental Health Month to raise awareness about the numerous conditions that fall under…

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Autism and Wandering

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For parents and other caregivers of children and adults with autism, wandering is a major concern and cause for stress. Wandering, sometimes called elopement, describes when a person, usually someone who is cognitively, mentally or emotionally impaired or not developed, walks or runs away from a caregiving situation. Essentially it…

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Give the Gift of Peace of Mind with a Medical ID Bracelet

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The greatest gift you can give yourself or others is peace of mind… and with the latest medical ID bracelets from American Medical ID, peace of mind never looked so good! Who should wear a medical ID? If you have ongoing medical conditions, drug or food allergies, or are taking…

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Making Halloween Enjoyable for Children with Autism

Medical ID.  American Medical ID features an array of medical alert jewelry for children and adults. Your Tips for a Safe, Comfortable and Enjoyable Halloween Trick-or-Treating: Make a deal with neighbors to have their kids come for a ‘dress rehearsal’ day before. Your child can first practice answering the door and…

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