A Complete Guide for Parents of Autistic Children

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 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

About Our Autism Guide

If you are a parent concerned about your son or daughter just seeming “different” and not fitting in correctly or out of the ordinary and socially abnormal then Autism is something you might 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 probably 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 use 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 you\’re probably experiencing a whole host of emotions right now, from denial and fear to sadness about the prospect of your son or daughters future. Feeling these emotions is perfectly normal and you should take the time to fully process them before making any knee jerk reactions. Once you\’ve had time to fully processed 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 an autism diagnosis. It\’s going to be hard but it\’s not the end of the world for you or your child. Many Autistic kiddos go on to live very happy and relatively normal lives.

Raising an autistic child can be a challenging task for parents and so we\’ve created a comprehensive guide that includes 20 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.

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