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Autism and Age-Inappropriate Interests: A Guide for Parents or Guardians

 

Maybe there is a point where, as a parent (or guardian) of an autistic child or adult, you have to step in and make changes in your child’s interests or habits. You obviously want them to be happy (and hopefully prevent meltdowns..depending on the person), so maybe these tips will help. Just do it gradually, if you think it needs to be done.

https://blog.theautismsite.greatergood.com/age-appropriate/

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How Can You Avoid Repetitive Behaviors in Autism?

Repetitive behavior is something that Alex does daily. More especially with numbers and phrases…almost to the point of getting angry if he thinks we don’t hear him. We have tried, and still trying to break this cycle. It does get irritating and monotonous, but we never want to start tuning him out. He does show a lot of social skills and independence in some areas, so we don’t want to discourage that, either.

If you find this information useful, please share.

https://otsimo.com/en/avoid-repetitive-behaviors-autism/

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Autism Spectrum Disorder

April 2nd is Autism Awareness and World Autism Awareness Day. To mark the occasion, I wanted to share this link with you. Please do not use this information to diagnose yourself or someone you know…it’s for general information only.  The spectrum is wide…so please seek professional help for diagnosis.

Autism Spectrum Disorder

Below is a video, describing a little about autism.

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Preparing for the Future When Your Child Has Autism

Most capable adults take their ability to plan for the future for granted. When we are younger, we can dream and aspire to be what we want. To prepare for that, we study hard or gain skill.

Later, we have children, and we pass this trait on to them.

But, what if our children don’t have the capacity that we have, and have challenges? What can we do? What would you do?

© autism.org.uk

https://themighty.com/2019/02/preparing-future-child-autism/