April is Autism Awareness month. This month and every month is a great time to learn more about Autism.
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Over the past few decades, the number of children diagnosed with autism has increased significantly. This may be due to better diagnosis or to the expansion of the definition of autism. Dr. Meg Meeker discusses what parents can do if their child is diagnosed with autism.
Marriage stressors reach a whole new level if one spouse is on the autism spectrum — and the couple isn’t even aware of it. If one spouse has ASD and the other does not, the two have significant differences in the way their brains are wired.
Autism support usually focuses on children, but autistic adults need support too. Here’s what you need to know about autism in marriage.
There are many great autism success stories. But while my adult twins are miracles indeed, they are also among those with autism who cannot care for or live by themselves. A crisis is not just looming for these families; it’s already here.
Karla Akins discusses the joys and challenges she’s experienced in raising twin sons with autism, offering hope and encouragement to parents of autistic children.
Emily Colson explains how her view of God has changed and how her faith has been strengthened as she’s worked to raise an autistic son as a single parent. (Part 1 of 2)
Parenting kids with a variety of special needs is certainly challenging, yet Katie Lundquist has found ways to work with all of them – including those on the autism spectrum. Most of all, she’s learned to be a student of each one of her children.
It’s helpful to have a good sense of humor and lots of forgiveness. It’s also good to help autistic parents understand that challenges are part of normal life. In the end, collaboration between the neurotypical and autistic parent can make parenting success possible!
Emily Colson explains how her view of God has changed and how her faith has been strengthened as she’s worked to raise an autistic son as a single parent. (Part 2 of 2)