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Autism and Family Life

An autism diagnosis affects the whole family. Explore ways to help parents, siblings, and extended family to live well with and support an autistic family member.
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The SCERTS Model for Children With Autism
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Autistic Behavior vs Misbehavior
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Challenges and Tips for Summer on the Autism Spectrum
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How to Homeschool Your Autistic Child
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6 Realistic Tips for Making Your Home Autism-Friendly
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Setting Realistic Goals for Your Autistic Child
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Why Playing With Your Autistic Child Is Not Always Easy
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Animal and Pet Therapies for Autism
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How to Build a Strong Bond With Your Autistic Child
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What Are Splinter Skills in Autism?
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Should Parents of an Autistic Child Have Another Child?
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5 Controversies Surrounding Autism
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How to Calm a Child With Autism
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What Will Happen to Our Autistic Child After We Die?
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Prepare for the Dentist With Your Autistic Child
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Why the Defeat Autism Now (DAN!) Protocol Was Ended
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10 Hobbies and Activities to Enjoy With Your Autistic Child
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Help Autistic Children Expand Their Interests
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Autism Terms You May Be Misunderstanding
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Will Your Autistic Child Lead a 'Normal Life?'
7 Tips for Including Kids with Autism in Family Events
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Independent Living Skills for Autism
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5 Ways to Help Connect With Your Autistic Son
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Summer Fun for You and Your Child With Autism
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Marriage to a Spouse With Asperger's Syndrome
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7 Tips for Bonding With Your Autistic Grandchild
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What Toy Should I Buy for an Autistic Child?
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6 Ways to Help Connect With Your Autistic Child
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Must Teens With Autism Register for Selective Service?
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Use Thomas the Tank Engine as a Teaching Tool
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What Not to Do When Your Child Is Diagnosed with Autism
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Social Stories for Kids With Autism
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Helping Kids with Autism Handle Parents' Divorce
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How to Stop Your Autistic Child From Removing Clothes
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Mothers of Autistic Children and Depression
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Different School Options for Kids With Autism
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Choosing the Best Dog for a Child With Autism
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Understand and Manage Your Autistic Child's Behavior
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Why Autistic Splinter Skills Should Be Celebrated
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16 Tips for Enjoying the Holidays With an Autistic Child
10 Gifts Autistic Kids (and Their Parents) Will Hate
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Social Motivation and Autism
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Navigating Life With an Autistic Child