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Whether it's making your routine less scary or more fun, MyAutismTeam members share tips to teach hygiene to kids and teens on the spectrum. Read more: myautismteam.com/resources/pers…
A nutritious and balanced diet can make a world of difference when it comes to managing emotions with #autism: myautismteam.com/resources/heal…
One of the challenging parts of caring for a child with #autism can be handling rude comments from others. How have you navigated this situation? Discuss with parents on MyAutismTeam: myautismteam.com/resources/rude…
Pets can bring companionship and introduce new understandings of responsibility. How have your pets impacted your children? Read more: myautismteam.com/resources/ther…
How have you navigated making social life with autism? Read about our members' experiences on MyAutismTeam: myautismteam.com/resources/soci…
REMINDER: Everyone is on their own journey. Meet thousands of others caring for someone on the #spectrum: fal.cn/3p4XZ
How did your child/teen/young adult with autism make friends? Hear from our community on MyAutismTeam: myautismteam.com/resources/maki…
Whether you're new to the MyAutismTeam community or you've been member for a while, sharing your story is a great way to connect with others, discover common interests, and provide insight into your experience with #autism. Tell your story on MyAutismTeam: myautismteam.com/resources/gett…
Some children with autism find that weighted blankets bring comfort and security. Blankets can be weighted by adding fabric, beans, or foam. myautismteam.com/resources/weig…
Bullying can be stressful for the parent and the child. For children with autism, there may add confusion about how to communicate with a bully or how to report it. Read how our community navigates these difficult situations: myautismteam.com/resources/bull…
Haircuts can cause fear and discomfort for children with autism. Hair stylists, barbers, and other patrons may not understand what your child is experiencing. Read how our community makes haircuts more bearable: myautismteam.com/resources/hair…
As a parent or caregiver, it can be upsetting to see a child experience a meltdown along with the emotional impact felt afterward. How do you handle these types of situations? Gain insights from other parents on MyAutismTeam: myautismteam.com/resources/hand…
REMINDER: Everyone is on their own journey. Meet thousands of others caring for someone on the #spectrum: fal.cn/3op2f
"It was very natural for me to raise two kids with autism. I say natural because when I saw their struggles, I knew what they needed. The biggest struggle for me was communicating with the staff at their school." myautismteam.com/resources/fami…
For those with autism, social skills can be a lifelong challenge to learn. Eye contact, responding to a rhetorical question, or just chatting can be overwhelming without practice. Learn about the various social challenges members of MyAutismTeam face: myautismteam.com/resources/soci…
Sometimes we don't trust others enough to understand our struggles with caregiving. Log on to meet others who just "get it" on MyAutismTeam: fal.cn/3o8NV
Symptoms of autism can vary widely between individuals, ranging from mild impairment to extreme disability. Symptoms also vary with age, manifesting differently in infants, toddlers, older children, adolescents, and adults. Learn more: myautismteam.com/resources/beha…
While some children show signs of autism within their first few months, the average age of diagnosis in the United States is between ages 3-6. For adults, diagnosing autism is more complex. Read more about the screening and diagnosis process for autism: myautismteam.com/resources/auti…
Don't miss a special screening of 'Let Me Be Me' on Thursday at 8pm ET, including live Q&A and panel discussion with the film's star Kyle Westphal and filmmaker Jenifer Westphal, and more. Tickets are available here: kinema.com/events/let-me-… #AutismAcceptanceMonth #AutismAwareness
Children with autism may be uncomfortable during dental visits; preparing them ahead of time can ease some anxiety. Read what our members say about taking their children to the dentist: #AutismAcceptanceMonth #AutismAwareness myautismteam.com/resources/dent…
Mark your calendars for a special screening of 'Let Me Be Me' on 4/21 at 8pm ET/5pm PT, including live Q&A and panel discussion with the film's star Kyle Westphal and filmmaker Jenifer Westphal, and more. Tickets are available here: kinema.com/events/let-me-… #AutismAcceptanceMonth
On MyAutismTeam we raise each other up! Connect with an understanding and supportive team during #AutismAcceptanceMonth #AutismAwarenessMonth: fal.cn/3nC5g
Our community on MyAutismTeam discuss ways to improve their children’s nonverbal communication skills. It's important to remember that every child with #autism is different, and a method that supports one child may not work for another. Read more: myautismteam.com/resources/nonv…
Today is World Autism Awareness Day! An estimated 1.6% of children in the United States, or 1 in 59, have autism. You know the impact autism has on your life — but does your community understand? Learn how to raise #autismawareness: myautismteam.com/resources/do-y…
April Is #AutismAwarenessMonth! Join the voices providing encouragement & opportunities for people on the #spectrum to reach their full potential this month & onward! Meet other #caregivers for someone with #autism on MyAutismTeam: bit.ly/3Lzg9rc
Public restrooms can be a challenging place for children with #autism and their parents. Crowds, loud dryers, and automatic toilet flushing can be upsetting for children with sensory sensitivity. Read how our community on MyAutismTeam navigate this: myautismteam.com/resources/publ…
Finding the right school environment can be a stressful process for parents of children with autism. Join the conversation on MyAutismTeam about our community's struggles in piecing together the right in-school services & negotiating with school districts: myautismteam.com/resources/choo…
Because validation, support, and understanding can happen from anywhere. Connect with 121,000 other #caregivers for someone with #autism:myautismteam.com/?utm_source=tw…
"I always felt that someday I would find out why I struggled in these areas. Little did I know that having my kids would give me the answers I needed." Read more about Donna's journey with #autism: myautismteam.com/resources/fami…
Physical activity has many benefits for children with #autism, such as helping them learn to regulate their bodies and strengthen their muscles. Read how our members on MyAutismTeam stay active: myautismteam.com/resources/stay…
Potty training can be a long and difficult process for children on the autism spectrum. Read how parents on MyAutismTeam navigate this process: myautismteam.com/resources/pott…
Tip #5: Address Billing Errors Immediately. Read more about additional tips to reduce medical expenses shared by Susan Null of Systemedic, a medical bill advocacy firm in New York: myautismteam.com/resources/how-…
For many parents, the very thought of taking your autistic child to the mall can stir up anxiety. As a result, you may limit your treks out into the world. Learn tips around meltdowns from Marci Lebowitz, occupational therapist, and autism specialist: myautismteam.com/resources/what…
You are not alone! Meet people who can help you overcome ANYTHING #caregiving throws at you: MyAutismTeam.com/resources?utm_…
Parents on MyAutismTeam say that introducing a pet to their child on the spectrum taught them responsibility and new social skills. Have you found your pet to be a comforting friend to your child? Share in the discussion on MyAutismTeam: myautismteam.com/resources/ther…
When children with #autism become overstimulated, weighted blankets can be a great way to provide comfort and security. Have weighted blankets helped to calm your child on the #spectrum? Weigh in on the discussion on MyAutismTeam: myautismteam.com/resources/weig…
How often have you heard someone say something inaccurate or insensitive about #caregiving? Join a community sharing similar battles on MyAutismTeam who can truly relate to what life is really like: myautismteam.com/?utm_source=tw…
For some children on the #spectrum, making friends can be a difficult process. What has been your child's experience with social life? Share with parents on MyAutismTeam: myautismteam.com/resources/soci…
“My son has an AAC device. He has NovaChat 8. It has been so wonderful for him because he can use it to tell me anything.” Join caregivers discussing dealing with non-verbal skills and autism: myautismteam.com/resources/nonv…
Do you worry about your child being bullied? Parents on MyAutismTeam are concerned that their child on the #spectrum may struglge to communicate their abuse. Share your story with those who understand: myautismteam.com/resources/bull…
The unvarnished truth about what you go through as a caregiver is welcome and embraced on MyAutismTeam! Join or sign in to view the discussions happening now: myautismteam.com/?utm_source=tw…
MyAutismTeam members are trusting themselves when it counts the most: "I'm learning to trust my intuition - and speak up." Read more about what this means: myautismteam.com/resources/the-…
#MyAutismTeam is proof of this! Join 100,000 other #autism #caregivers sharing advice, support, and most of all, understanding: myautismteam.com/?utm_source=tw…
Members of MyAutismTeam have specific questions about aspects of #caregiving Click over to the Q&A section of MyAutismTeam to give your thoughts and see what other questions they have: myautismteam.com/questions?utm_…
Caring for a child with #autism, while often extremely rewarding, comes with it's own set of challenges. How do you deal with rude comments made about your parenting or your child on the #spectrum? Share with parents who understand: myautismteam.com/resources/rude…
Caregiver responsibilities and pressure can make it difficult to have time or energy left for romance. So what are moms and dads to do? We asked parents on MyAutismTeam how they “keep the romance alive” in their marriages. These are their tips: myautismteam.com/resources/auti…
What do you wish you knew when your child was first diagnosed with #autism? Share your thoughts: myautismteam.com/resources/your…
You are not alone! Meet people who can help you overcome ANYTHING #caregiving throws at you: MyAutismTeam.com/resources?utm_…
Sensory meltdowns are common among children with #autism, and can be very upsetting for parents and caregivers. How do you handle the emotional impact of these meltdowns? Join the conversation with parents on MyAutismTeam: myautismteam.com/resources/hand…
Did you know that as a member of MyAutismTeam you can find other caregivers and people living with #autism right in your area? Join a free and private community of 123,000 sharing support and advice about autism: myautismteam.com/resources/find…
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