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.
Autism is a complicated medical condition that requires specially trained professionals for an accurate diagnosis. Untrained individuals cannot and should not label a child as autistic.
Here are some things to keep in mind when communicating with an person who has autism spectrum disorder.
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.
Here are 10 things you can do to help spread autism awareness and support for individuals with autism, in recognition of World Autism Awareness Day.
Sensory integration disorder (SID) is common but often misunderstood and unrecognized in autism, Asperger's, and PDD-NOS. Learn the facts about SID and autism.
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.
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.
Sixteen simple and effective tips to support teens and adults who are hypersensitive to what they see, hear and smell.
The incidence of persistent toe walking and tight heel cords were found to be higher in children with an autistic spectrum disorder but lower in children with Asperger syndrome.
Asperger’s Syndrome is a form of Autism that is defined by the person’s lack of social skills as well as communication difficulties.
We have become more accepting of children with autism in our communities, but many adults on the spectrum still feel isolated and alone.
A helpful guide with illustrations to assist parents and caregivers in determining if a child may be autistic. Here are ten early detection signs of autism to look for.