Medical Alert Bracelet Helps Police Return Wandering Child with Autism

  A missing child is every parent’s fear and something that they hope never happens to them. Right with you one minute, and then with a blink of an eye, gone the next.  At first you hope that it is just a prank, that your child is going to suddenly…

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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

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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Autism and Wandering

autism wandering

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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Communicating with your Child with Nonverbal Autism

April has been designated national Autism Awareness Month and provides the perfect opportunity for individuals and organizations across the nation to educate their communities about autism.   Autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) are a group of developmental disabilities that can cause significant social, communication, and behavioral challenges.   The full range of…

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Autism Sparks – Great Resource for Connecting with Your Child with Autism

April has been designated national Autism Awareness Month and provides the perfect opportunity for individuals and organizations across the nation to educate their communities about autism. Autism is known as a complex developmental disability. Experts believe that Autism presents itself during the first three years of a person’s life. The…

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