Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) as well as autism, both are general terms representing a set of complex disorders related to brain development. The characteristics of these disorders, in varying extents, are repetitive behaviors, difficulty in social interaction, and non-verbal and verbal communication. A few years ago, all the autism disorders were grouped . . . → Read More: Important Examinations and Tests for Autism Diagnosis
By Marguerite Elisofon author MY PICTURE PERFECT FAMILY: What Happens When One Twin has Autism. Founder “Ask an Autism Mom” – offering Consulting Services for Families with Children on The Spectrum. Blogger for The Never-Empty Nest on parenting young adults and disability related issues.
Most people go on vacation because we crave . . . → Read More: Autism Families Choosing Your Best Vacation Venue
THE WOODLANDS, TX (Press Release)(June 30, 2016) —The record rains and accompanying floods of the past two months may be behind us, but now hurricane season is underway and the chance of more floods is as strong as ever for the greater Houston area. One autism awareness expert warns that families of children . . . → Read More: Flooding and Your Family: Six Ways to Help Your Child with Autism Stay Secure
I love finding inspirational stories of autistic children. As difficult as it can be to raise a child with autism, there are a lot of moments of joy. This 6 year old autistic boy visits an animal shelter once a week, and reads to the dogs. I loved watching this video, and hope you . . . → Read More: Autism Boy Reads To Dogs
My son is now 17 years old. I can hardly believe it. Time has gone by so quickly. I’ve been doing some research on what is required to be appointed his guardian once he turns 18. It varies, not only by state, but also by county and city. I found out that . . . → Read More: Autism Child Transitioning To Adulthood
This video is so touching. 2 year old autism boy falls in love with Snow White at Walt Disney World. I took my son to Walt Disney World when he was that age, and I remember how magical it was for him. I’m happy to see that other autistic children are experiencing that same . . . → Read More: Autism Child Falls In Love With Snow White
Some times it can be difficult dealing with a child with ADHD, but as a mother of one, I would not change it for the world. Last night we went to Mcdonalds for dinner, and my son was giving me a very hard time. I had this lady come up behind me . . . → Read More: ADHD Child and Stranger’s Reaction
(Press Release)MADISON, Wis. — At the age of 9, Xavier Hansen already has it figured out. Someday, he is going to be the boss.
“He has great aspirations to make things,” says his mom, Gail. “His goals are to own a movie theater. He wants to be in charge. If he . . . → Read More: Effect of Video Games on Autism Symptoms