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Caring for a child with Autism Spectrum Disorder can be challenging. From helping them grow socially, emotionally and intellectually to understanding their different needs, the responsibility can feel overwhelming.

Parenting Pod provides relatable, practical information written by experts with clinical experience. Here, you will find guidance from psychologists, occupational therapists, and educators with years of expertise so that you can feel better-equipped to manage your child’s unique experience with Autism.

Autism Spectrum Disorder Guide

  • Reviewed by Dr. RY Langham PhD
  • Last Updated on December 24, 2018

Autism symptoms vary from person-to-person, but symptoms may include communication and social interactions problems and behavioral issues. In the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5)

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When Autism Isn’t Typical

  • Last Updated on March 1, 2019

“Your son is such a rude boy!” The assistant principal at my son’s school spoke loudly, her voice piercing through the phone. I found out later that my five-year-old was hiding under her desk, punching

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Diet and Supplements for Autism: Examining the Evidence

  • Last Updated on December 23, 2018

If you have a child with an autism spectrum disorder, you may have found yourself exploring or including dietary and alternative therapies as part of your child’s treatment plan. Families of children

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9 Ways to Stimulate Social and Emotional Development In Your Child

  • Last Updated on January 9, 2019

Note: this article was originally written for parents of children with ASD. However, the advice contained is relevant and helpful to parents of ALL children. Marteo Meo and ASD When your child is diagnosed

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How Kids with Autism Think and Learn: A Guide for Parents

  • Last Updated on December 24, 2018

You may have heard the saying, “If you’ve met one child with autism, you’ve met one child with autism.” This is a popular saying because kids with autism can be so different from one another. In

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The 5 Best Weighted Lap Pads: Reviewed By a Clinical Psycholgist

  • Last Updated on March 26, 2019

Have you ever wondered why a hug from a loved one can make you feel so good? Isn’t it amazing that a physical squeeze can translate to an emotional sense of calm, peace and happiness? That’s exactly

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