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Raising Kids With Autism

Jessica Samakow

The Inspiring Relationship Between A Single Dad And His Nonverbal Son

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Samakow | Posted 09.11.2014 | Parents

Ken Siri's alarm rings at 6:30 a.m., and then, the single dad of a nonverbal 15-year-old with autism spends the next few hours bathing his son, Alex, ...

The Truth About Our Autism

Jessica Woodbury | Posted 08.14.2014 | Parents
Jessica Woodbury

Our autism is no longer a thing that brings me to my knees constantly. It is growing and changing every day.

Parent Like There's No One Watching

Janel Mills | Posted 09.08.2014 | Parents
Janel Mills

My worst parenting moments, the ones I am least proud of, happened because I was trying to impress a bunch of strangers I'll probably never see again.

Autism Sucks and Then We Die

Kim Stagliano | Posted 12.01.2012 | Healthy Living
Kim Stagliano

We have to petition a judge to take away Mia's rights as an adult so that we can make her medical, legal and financial decisions because thanks to her autism, she is not able to make safe choices for herself.

Pets May Help Kids With Autism Develop Very Important Life Skill (STUDY)

Posted 08.02.2012 | Parents

By: MyHealthNewsDaily Staff Published: 08/01/2012 05:07 PM EDT on MyHealthNewsDaily Getting a pet may help children with autism to develop their s...

What I Know About Fatherhood Now That I Have A Son On The Autism Spectrum

Michael McWatters | Posted 08.15.2012 | Parents
Michael McWatters

No one has to walk in my shoes, nor I in theirs, so worrying what they think of me -- of us -- is pointless.

An Autism Diagnosis Is Just The First -- But The Hardest -- Step

Amy Markoff Johnson | Posted 06.26.2012 | Parents
Amy Markoff Johnson

We'd come to see that this diagnosis wasn't a death sentence, or even a life sentence. It was an arrow pointing in the direction of understanding, of community, of information, and of resources to help individuals and families who need it.