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Caring for a family member with Autism Spectrum Disorder can be challenging. From helping your child grow socially, emotionally and intellectually to understanding the different types of the disorder, the responsibility can feel overwhelming.

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

Autism Spectrum Disorder Guide

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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Diet and Supplements for Autism: Examining the Evidence

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

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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17 Activities to Support Kids with Dyslexia

Throughout my career as a psychologist, I have had a chance to work with many children who were diagnosed with dyslexia. One of the many things that I have learned is that these kids don’t have it easy. If

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9 ways to stimulate social and emotional development in your child with ASD: A Marte Meo Perspective

When your child is diagnosed with a developmental disability like Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), it can generate an array of emotions in a parent; anger, fear or anxiety. Perhaps even relief that there

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

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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