There is a lie that keeps being pushed around. The lie is that autistics hate Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA). There are quite a few that hate ABA, but the reasons don't line up under consistent examination. I am autistic, and I love ABA. Here is why.
Why so called “inspirational” videos about people hearing for the first time with cochlear implants (CIs) or assistive listening devices do not tell the true story of deaf people’s experiences. They can be misleading and do not accurately reflect what cochlear implants or hearing aids actually do.
Glaucoma causes vision loss if it's not treated. Specially-formulated curcumin might one day be helpful for the disorder. In some cases, glaucoma may be an autoimmune disease.
Sensorineural hearing loss is the most common type of hearing impairment. Techniques that help people with the condition exist. One type of brain-training game might be useful.
A poignant and humorous glimpse into what life is like with better-than-excellent hearing.
A common cause of hearing loss is damage to the hair cells in the cochlea of the inner ear. Researchers hope to use stem cell therapy to produce new hair cells.
How people with disabilities want to be depicted in the media.
Sixteen simple and effective tips to support teens and adults who are hypersensitive to what they see, hear and smell.
Here are some of the main issues that irritate and challenge people with mobility issues who use wheelchairs.
Here are some things to keep in mind when communicating with an person who has autism spectrum disorder.
Should deaf children learn sign language? An examination of conflicting opinions on this controversial subject.
This is a review of my experience with Tinnitus, doctors who claim to understand it, information from my research, some theories, and how I'm dealing with it.
Drama therapy has a uniquely human approach to autism. It embraces the condition and helps open up the autistic young person to the world of social play, interaction and the imagination.
AMD or age-related macular degeneration is one of the major eye problems associated with aging. This article discusses AMD including definition, causes, risk factors, symptoms, and treatments.
Does your child with autism cry inconsolably and you don't know how to help them? This article reviews commonly overlooked reasons for constant crying and offers suggestions to solve the problem.
Hearing loss simulations are very useful for educating parents, teachers, and friends about what a hearing loss "sounds" like. This article also explains the different levels of hearing loss.
Children with cerebral palsy may need adaptive equipment to get through their day-to-day activities, both at school and at home. Written by a mom of a child with cerebral palsy.
Various assistive technology and devices are available to the deaf and hearing impaired. This article lists a few of the auditory and non-auditory devices available to improve communication in the lives of the deaf and the hard of hearing.
Assistance dogs provide many benefits for people with special needs—and it's no different for children with autism. Trained dogs can provide companionship, inspire confidence in the child, and watch over them. This article gives a brief overview of the programs available in Ireland.