My husband and I are the sometimes-proud, sometimes-mortified parents of a four-and-a-half year old boy, Jonah, who has autism. Jonah is a bright, mischievous, affectionate, challenging, monkey of a k...
My son is autistic and NO, that doesn't mean he is exceptionally talented at maths, music or art. Those remarkable people are autistic savants - same problem just different.That's the problem with aut...
How to Provide for the Special Needs Child.Life for the parent of a Special Needs child often involves interaction with medical, therapeutic, pharmaceutical and educational specialists. Most parents l...
Toys are a great way to stimulate autistic children, but what about adult autism? All autistics, regardless of their age or degree of autism require proper care and support. That being said, althoug...
Autism understanding begins when a person realizes that autism is a disorder that affects people differently. Although autism affects the normal functioning of a person's perception, attention and th...
Autism is a syndrome that comes from exhibiting certain combinations or patterns of behavior. Low functioning autism is the term used to describe autistic individuals that are not able to function or...
Autism is a debilitating condition that is poorly understood and badly managed. However, inroads are being made into its understanding.Scientists have new reason to believe that autism is linked to ar...
Autism is a syndrome that comes from exhibiting certain combinations or patterns of behavior. Low functioning autism is the term used to describe autistic individuals that are not able to function or ...
An autism diagnosis can still be difficult to obtain despite the studies that have helped people better understand autism. The reason is because there are many factors that need to be considered when ...
As more and more is understood about autism, it would seem there are more and more autism types. Though the term autism is a blanket term, there are different degrees. No two children with this condit...