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Autism Diet and Nutrition Tips

Parents and caregivers of individuals diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder, or ASD, can face significant challenges during mealtime. It’s not uncommon to have tantrums, ritualistic eating behavior, or food selectivity and sensitivity. All of which makes providing proper nutrition difficult. However, Ascend Autism can work with families to address the underlying behavioral root causes…

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5 Autism Parenting Tips

Autism spectrum disorder or ASD covers a wide range of behaviors. ASD can cause issues with communication, anxiety, social interaction, and repetitive behaviors. This can make parenting children diagnosed with autism a challenge. Ascend Autism understands that every child with ASD has unique needs requiring support geared specifically to them. However, some broad autism parenting…

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Autism Telehealth Therapy Programs

Autism Telehealth Therapy Programs

Autism telehealth therapy allows the experts at Ascend Autism to provide individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and their parents or caregivers with real-time interactions, support, and treatment no matter either party’s location. Being able to reach out via desktop, laptop, tablet, or smartphone to our clinicians gives caregivers and parents a resource to turn…

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5 Sensory Activities for Children With Autism

5 Sensory Activities for Children With Autism

Children with autism have unique ways of interacting with the world around them. Part of the challenge of autism spectrum disorder or ASD is helping children manage how the world impacts them. Finding and designing activities for children with autism helps them do this. Learning through play is very effective to teach new skills to…

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Helping Children With Autism During Covid-19

Stay-at-home orders and social distancing practices arising from the COVID-19 pandemic have impacted us all. However, for individuals diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), their family, and caregivers, the pandemic has created numerous challenges. It’s important during this ongoing crisis that we all come together to establish ways of dealing with these challenges. Also, we…

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Benefits of Telehealth for Autism Treatment

Benefits of telehealth for autism treatment include expanding access for those living in rural settings, lowering costs, and providing more flexibility for families with children that have autism spectrum disorder (or ASD). Ascend Autism understands the utility and value of telehealth, which is why we offer it to give families and caregivers more support to…

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