Top Magazines for Parents of Autistic Children
Magazines can offer insight and in-depth information from people who have had similar experiences than you. Although it is not always the most convenient to get a paper magazine in the mail, many of these magazines offer blogs, forums, and online versions of their magazine that you can access right from your phone! Here are some of the top magazines that we have found that you may be interested in checking out!
Autism Parenting Magazine
What sets this magazine apart is that it does not only provide information, it talks through real-life circumstances. Autism Parenting Magazine provides advice for sensory issues, therapies to develop your child’s potential, and real-life stories from parents with children on the autism scale. They also make it easy for parents on the go! There is an online version of the magazine and an app!
Parenting Special Needs
This magazine is focused on giving parents the best tips and tricks while parenting a child with special needs. Topics vary from how to teach your child how to cook, sharing inspirational stories, and advice from health experts.
In addition to the content that is provided by the magazine, real parents can also contribute! Some of the stories in the magazine comes directly from parents and some of the writers for the magazine even parents themselves. This Magazine is for parents, by parents.
Exceptional Parenting is a magazine that focuses on news that is catered to parents of children with different disorders. There are many different inspirational and scientific articles as well as blog posts that discuss different topics about parenting a child with disabilities. In addition, every time someone subscribes, they will donate $10.00 to Autism Speaks!
The Autism File
The Autism File was founded in 1999 by Johnathon and Polly Tommey who are parents of an autistic child. The writers for this magazine are handpicked by the two of them and know what it is like to be directly affected by autism. They display their knowledge and passion for autism throughout their articles.
The Autism file is more than a family magazine, it has scientific articles that answer to some of the most important questions about Autism Spectrum Disorder. They cover nutrition, medicine and special education.
Autism World Magazine
Accessible for free through the Apple Newsstand app, Autism World Magazine is an online magazine that is written by parents, caretakers and professionals associated with autism. They also have articles written by autistic children and adults! Autism World gives stories with advice for the hardships that come with Autism Spectrum Disorder and offers in depth articles by doctors that dedicate their lives to treating Autism and Asperger’s.
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