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Archive for Autism

Supporting Children With Autism in Chesapeake

Supporting Children With Autism in Chesapeake

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Children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) have unique communication, sensory and social experiences. As a parent, you know your child best. While every child’s needs are different, those with ASD tend to become distressed or overwhelmed in environments with loud noises, crowds or bright lights. This can make it challenging to find activities they’re comfortable […]

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Supporting Children With Autism in Southern Pines

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Children with autism flourish in spaces where they can feel calm, get creative and have fun. If you are a caregiver for a child on the spectrum, you’ll find plenty of places in Southern Pines, North Carolina, where your kid can play and develop social, emotional, physical and cognitive skills. Discover some sensory-friendly spaces for […]

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Supporting Children With Autism in Raleigh

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For families with children on the autism spectrum, you might be constantly searching for activities and locations that are enjoyable and accommodating to their needs. Raleigh is packed with plenty of sensory-friendly places you may not have heard of, each featuring calm, soothing elements and hands-on activities your child is sure to love. Keep reading […]

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Supporting Individuals With Autism and Anxiety in the Workplace

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March 5, 2024

Individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) often also receive an anxiety diagnosis. Managing ASD and anxiety can feel overwhelming, especially at work. It can be hard to get comfortable in the workplace, which can be overstimulating with all the new people, places, tasks, sights, and sounds. However, with the right resources, you, your loved one or […]

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Benefits of ABA for Children With Autism and Anxiety

Benefits of ABA for Children With Autism and Anxiety
October 31, 2023

Many children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) experience high levels of anxiety. While some of their thoughts and feelings may be due to biological factors, anxiety can also result from an inability to express wants and needs. Treating anxiety in children with autism requires a multifaceted approach that takes a child’s entire well-being into account. One valuable […]

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How to Help Children With Autism Cope With Panic Attacks

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September 19, 2023

Every parent wants their child to be healthy and happy, and watching your child struggle with panic attacks is upsetting. Anxiety and panic disorders are common among children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Children with ASD can experience these feelings suddenly and frequently, making daily functioning a challenge. In this guide, we’ll discuss strategies and treatments […]

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What to Do Following Your Child’s Autism Diagnosis

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July 11, 2023

As a parent, you want what’s best for your child. You want them to grow up to reach their greatest potential, as well as be healthy and happy. We understand that the time after your child receives an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) diagnosis can be emotional and full of new questions. Orlando Children’s Therapy is […]

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