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Tips for Traveling with Your Child With Autism

Think back to your childhood summer vacations and you may be reminded of your fondest memories traveling with your family. Many children and their families have been waiting a whole year to visit relatives, go on a special trip, or take a relaxing vacation. Traveling with children can be challenging but having strategies can help make summer vacations more enjoyable, particularly if you have a child with special needs. Many families I have worked with have had negative experiences traveling and have ended up cutting their vacations short because of lack of planning. To avoid these potential frustrating summer vacations, here are some tips based on research findings and years of clinical experience with hundreds of families of children with special needs that can help make your summer vacation successful and stress free!

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Tips for Filling Out a Job Application

The job application is more than a formality or part of office paperwork. The job application and your resume will be evaluated and you will either receive a form letter stating the company is not interested in you, or you will be selected to move onto the next round of the job selection process–the interview. In a competitive job market, the best way to make your application end up in the interview pile is to make it stand out. Standing out means it is legible, complete, concise and intriguing to the reviewer. Use the same action verbs you would use on a resume and include skills, hobbies and awards that make up your unique experience to show what you have to offer this particular company.

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Teen Talk

Calling all teens! We're excited to share a contributor volunteer opportunity at modernmom.com with you!Teens! Share to help others just like you! Are you passionate about writing or other forms of creative content creation (video, recipes, photos, or something else!) and eager to express your thoughts, opinions, and important perspectives on topics that matter to…