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11 Challenges Parents Face When Raising Children With Autism And Special Needs

Autism is a complex developmental disorder that effects a person’s social skills, verbal and non-verbal communication, and their ability to play and learn in the same way as other children. As a result of these differences, children with autism often struggle in social settings, which can be difficult for parents to witness. However, it is possible to build a strong relationship with your child as long as you are patient, love them, and work to understand their needs.Here are 11 of some of the challenges parents face when raising children with Autism and Special Needs   1. Challenges with communication Communication is one of the hardest challenges a child with autism and special needs faces. A recent study showed that...

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10 Things I Wish I Had Known When My Child Was Diagnosed With Autism

Parents of children diagnosed with autism are often left feeling like they are in unfamiliar territory and then there is the fear of the unknown. There are many things a family can do to help their child thrive and find success. If you are a parent of a child with autism and you are reading this post, you know how difficult it can be to manage your expectations and understand what it's like to live with a child who has autism as best as you can. The following 10 things are things I wish I had known when my child was first diagnosed. 1. Autism is a spectrum disorder, it's a part of the condition, not the whole picture. Autism presents...

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