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Parents: Get Support for Teen Autism at TeenAutism.Com

One of the greatest challenges for parents with autistic children is finding the support you need. If you have a teenager who is autistic, you already know the trials and difficulties of raising a child with communication and socialization impairments. Adding adolescence to the mix does not make your task of parenting any easier. However,…

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Teen Mental Health: When Your Adolescent Dresses and Behaves Oddly

Okay, many teen dress oddly. It’s natural. They’re in the process of discovering themselves; they’re trying out new clothes, new roles, and new social groups. They’re trying to figure out where they belong.   And it’s a natural part of this stage in life. Normal psychological tasks for adolescence include finding their independence, their uniqueness,…

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9/10 Substance Abuse Addictions Start Before Age 18 | ParadigmMalibu.com

When Your Autistic Child Grows into an Autistic Teen

Autism is a developmental disorder that has wide levels of variation. Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a general term for a variety of complex disorders of the brain, which are typically recognized by difficulties in social interaction, verbal and nonverbal communication, and repetitive behavior. Up until recently, there were variations or subtypes of ASD, considered…

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Teen Drug Treatment and Mental Illness-Paradigm Malibu

Teen Autism: Five Treatment Methods

Autism is a complex neurological disorder that is symptomatic in different ways for different teens. Although general symptoms are the same, the specific challenges for each adolescent diagnosed with teen Autism can vary. For this reason, there are a variety of therapies that can address different challenges. It is common that one single therapy will…

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Treating Teen Autism: 5 Tips for Parents- Paradigm Malibu

Treating Teen Autism: 5 Tips for Parents

Autism, known clinically as Autism Spectrum Disorder, is a challenging disorder to manage in children. When your autistic child becomes a teenager, the already difficult circumstances might only exacerbate and become even more challenging. The following are tips, perhaps reminders, when the daunting task of parenting becomes overwhelming. Get involved in a community of professionals…

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