The middle grades can be an especially difficult time for any child. But for tweens with autism this time can produce even greater challenges. Learning how to deal with the school environment is key in helping these kids find their place in society and experience success.
Parenting Special Needs Kids
Autism in females can be diagnosed and supported in young girls and teens. Girls with autism need to be highlighted and understood.
Here are some suggestions on how to guide your child with autism through the early elementary school years.
As awareness and acceptance expands, parents are asking, how can I know if my toddler has autism?
Autism and your church can co-exist. Your church can become a place where families with autistic kids feel included and loved.
Caregiving for a child with autism may seem overwhelming. But there is hope and help for parents with a child with autism.
Raising teens with autism takes patience and an ability to expect the unexpected. It’s a hard road, but a road with honor.
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.
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Describing how his world was turned upside down when his son was diagnosed with severe autism, Jason Hague talks about living with a broken heart and seemingly unanswered prayer, and shares lessons he’s learned about the challenges and joys of parenting a special needs child while relying on God for strength and hope.