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Tragedies - Limited Understanding and Secrecy Surrounding Supported Typing Strategies

Tragedies - Limited Understanding and Secrecy Surrounding Supported Typing Strategies

A nonverbal eight year old autistic boy was killed by his mother. A father was wrongfully accused and incarcerated on sexual abuse charges made by his nonverbal autistic daughter. What do these two cases have in common? Accusations that resulted in the tragedies were typed by the nonverbal children ......[Read More]
Children With Aspergers and the Effects on Relationship Building

Children With Aspergers and the Effects on Relationship Building

Since the symptoms of Aspergers syndrome prevent many children with Aspergers syndrome from being emphatic towards others, they have to be trained to socially adapt and understand how their own behavior affects other people. Many times children with Aspergers syndrome have no idea about the results ......[Read More]
Reiki, The Autistic Child and the Family

Reiki, The Autistic Child and the Family

As a parent of a child who is on the autistic spectrum, I have found Reiki to be an invaluable tool for both my son and our family. Reiki is a safe, non invasive form of hands-on energy healing.......[Read More]
Life Journey Through Autism - Free Downloadable Autism Resources

Life Journey Through Autism - Free Downloadable Autism Resources

The Organization for Autism Research (OAR) has created a set of four booklets for parents, educators and self-advocates coping with autism. They offer terrific, actionable resources on education, research, and managing transition to adulthood.......[Read More]
Anxiety and Asperger's Syndrome

Anxiety and Asperger's Syndrome

Anxiety is part and parcel of Asperger's Syndrome. Read on to learn how it manifests and how it can impact someone with AS.......[Read More]
Infantile Autism - The Interesting Orgin of the Disorder is Suprising and a Curiosity to Researchers

Infantile Autism - The Interesting Orgin of the Disorder is Suprising and a Curiosity to Researchers

The thing that makes this infantile autism case so remarkable is not so much the study of the time, but the fact that it has been studied since and that the facts all point to this likely being the first recorded case of early infantile autism as the little boy was found to have seventeen of the thi......[Read More]
How To Find a Summer Autism Program

How To Find a Summer Autism Program

Here are the steps to take to find the right summer autism program for your child.......[Read More]
Autism: The Most Common Indicators

Autism: The Most Common Indicators

Autistic people may have a range of issues, including physical, intellectual, psychological and emotional differences.......[Read More]
Don't Let A Label Define Your Autistic Child

Don't Let A Label Define Your Autistic Child

It can be easy when we have a special needs child to simply apply a label and use that as justification for anything they do differently from other children. But applying a label to our child, whether they are autistic or otherwise, can be one of the most detrimental things we can do as parents. Tha......[Read More]
Top 10 Easy Autism Facts to Share with Friends and Family

Top 10 Easy Autism Facts to Share with Friends and Family

What are the top autism facts? This quick top 10 article includes the most imortant autism facts, plus links to learn more. Share it with your mom, your child's teacher, or anyone else who asks......[Read More]
Is Your Child Autistic?

Is Your Child Autistic?

Parents spend a lot of time looking for the proper diagnosis. Although a diagnosis is important for several reasons it is only a tool. It gives parents a framework to start working with.......[Read More]
Accelerated Head Growth May be One Symptom of Autism

Accelerated Head Growth May be One Symptom of Autism

While there's no clear cut way to know whether an infant is likely to develop symptoms of an autism spectrum disorder, this study suggests that accelerated head growth may be one important symptom to track.......[Read More]
You Can't Be Half Pregnant! Loving or Selfish - Take Your Pick

You Can't Be Half Pregnant! Loving or Selfish - Take Your Pick

"Autistic children have special abilities they are put here to be our teachers." Nonsense! Of course autistic children have special abilities. They are abilities acquired from their choice to live in another world. That does not mean that they are not living in a mental and emotional night......[Read More]
Find the Support You Need as You Raise Your Autistic Child

Find the Support You Need as You Raise Your Autistic Child

How can families with autistic children find support? Drs. Naseef and Ariel offer practical suggestions on how to find support and cope.......[Read More]
Natural Ways to Reverse Autism - With One Impressive Modality

Natural Ways to Reverse Autism - With One Impressive Modality

There are several natural ways to reverse autism, ADD and ADHD, but some are more effective than others. If you zone in on the one which has the greatest potential to help, you can save a lot of time, money and additional heartache.......[Read More]
What Can Early Intervention Do for Your Child With Autism?

What Can Early Intervention Do for Your Child With Autism?

You've heard early intervention is "critically important" when you have a child with autism. But why is early intervention so important? What can it do - and what can't it do? What do early intervention experts hope to achieve?......[Read More]
Autistic Emotions

Autistic Emotions

Difficulty in understanding and expressing emotions does not mean that autistic individuals lack emotions. Their emotions are often deep and intense. And if we cannot interpret autistic emotions, it's time to learn to do so.......[Read More]
What You Should Know About Allergy Induced Autism

What You Should Know About Allergy Induced Autism

Allergy induced autism has only been recognized by scientists and doctors for a relatively short time since the "discovery" of autism.Since being recognized, its presence has become increasingly common; in line with the increase in autism cases.......[Read More]
Autism Causes and Risk Factors That Most People Know Nothing About

Autism Causes and Risk Factors That Most People Know Nothing About

Autism is kind of pervasive developmental disorder that affects children and even well into their adulthood the child with autism exhibits behaviors which may not be the expectations of the child his or her age. This article looks at some of the causes of the condition.......[Read More]
Autism Statistics - Very Important Facts You Must Know About This Condition

Autism Statistics - Very Important Facts You Must Know About This Condition

There is a lot more awareness of autism these days, especially since the 1990s. There are even more children being diagnosed with the condition every day. It is a severe developmental disorder of psychotic proportions, and one that affects your ability to relate to others, to make friends, or to com......[Read More]