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Autism Resources: A Comprehensive Guide for Parents of Autistic Children

AUTISM RESOURCES

A Complete Guide for Parents of Autistic Children

If you are a parent concerned about that your son or daughter seems “different” or they are socially withdrawn then Autism is something you may want to consider. You want to start by checking the signs and symptoms to see if they are consistent with your child’s behavior. If your child is indeed showing common signs and symptoms of Autism then it is time to get your son or daughter evaluated for autism. It is important to trust your intuition rather than well-meaning family and friends who suggest you take a wait and see approach. More often then not your intuition is right and the sooner you get a diagnosis the better your son or daughters outlook will be.

For those with a newly diagnosed autistic child once you’ve had time to fully process your child’s diagnosis then it’s time to begin creating a plan of action for how you are best going to raise your child in both the short and longterm. There are lots of important factors to consider in order to give your kiddo the best possible life after a diagnosis. It’s going to be hard but it’s not the end of the world for you or your child. Many Autistic kids go on to live very happy and relatively normal lives (We at Pigtail Pals would know, considering we grew up with an autistic older brother and spent several years as his full-time personal care assistant).

Raising an autistic child can be a challenging task for parents and the rest of the family and so we’ve created a comprehensive guide that includes articles covering common questions parents have about autism. Even if your child was diagnosed years ago there are topics covered that are sure to help guide you through the parenting years with your Autistic son or daughter.

Resources for Parents

Early Signs & Symptoms

If you suspect your child might have Autism understanding the common signs and symptoms is the right place to start

ASD Spectrum Evaluation

If your son or daughter is exhibiting the signs and symptoms of Autism then getting an Autism evaluation is the next step to take

Handling A Diagnosis

If your child received an Autism diagnosis and you are unsure where to turn check out our guide on how to handle a diagnosis

Sharing with Friends

Sharing a diagnosis with friends & acquaintances can be one of the hardest things to do. Check out our guide for tips on when to share

Sharing A Diagnosis

A diagnosis is complex and sharing the news with family can be even harder. See our guide for tips on sharing the news with family

Autism Support Network

A support network is vital for emotional support and decision making for your Autistic child. See our guide for tips on building a support network

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Building a Support Network to Deal with Autism

Learning how to manage your child’s autism diagnosis is no small task. The signs and symptoms of Autism present themselves differently in everyone so...

Sharing an Autism Diagnosis with Friends & Acquaintances

When it comes to sharing an autism diagnosis with family members, the biggest question is usually how and when. For most people, it’s a...

How to Share an Autism Diagnosis with Extended Family

Sharing an autism diagnosis with extended family members can be difficult for most parents. You’ve just gone through the emotional process of getting your...

How to Handle Your Child’s Autism Diagnosis

According to the CDC, one in 88 children are diagnosed with autism in the U.S. As a parent, that certainly doesn’t make your child’s...

Autism Test: How to Get Your Child Evaluated for Autism

Many people are familiar with some of the common signs of autism. But receiving a diagnosis for your child is a whole new hurdle...

How to Recognize the Early Signs & Symptoms of Autism

“Could my child have autism?”. It's a common question more and more parents are asking themselves these days and one you should consider if...

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