11-year-old Max from NBC’s Parenthood asks his Dad, “Well, what is Aspergers Syndrome?” His dad struggles to explain, but when Max hears him use words like disability and aspergers syndrome, it leaves Max feeling confused and alone.
Getting an Aspergers Diagnosis
When a child is diagnosed with Aspergers Syndrome (AS), an autism spectrum . . . → Read More: Aspergers Syndrome Awareness Found on TV
Planning a trip with the family? Want to get the most for your money, travel with less stress?Looking for some good road trip tips to make traveling with children easier? I know from first hand experience how traveling with kids can be stressful. Here are some Road Trip Tips for traveling with children.
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The statistics are grim: today, autism affects 1 in 88 children. And with recent news that the American Psychiatric Association is changing the definition of autism (http://nyti.ms/A9pAmb), the personal stories and the lives behind the statistics and headlines are often lost in a sea of confusion and controversy.
Just in time for Father’s Day, . . . → Read More: Autism and Father’s Day – New Book Available
Not to long ago, I read a book entitled “The Grace Effect”, written by Larry Alex Taunton, which chronicled his family’s adoption of a young girl from the Ukraine. His wife and children had met the young girl at an orphanage where they were helping on a mission trip. Despite the fact that the . . . → Read More: Institutional Children Autism and Adoption
These days, most parents know that the Internet can provide both learning and fun for their kids, but that it also pays to be wary when allowing their children to use it. Keeping their kids safe online should be the number one priority for any parent who allows their child to use the Internet, . . . → Read More: Keeping Kids Safe Online and What Every Parent Should Know
For the parents of the 1 in 88 children affected by autism, the search for a cure and autism treatment can be difficult. Couple that with the fact that 40% of children are not diagnosed until age four and many parents find themselves in a frustrating position. Parents search for early detection and autism . . . → Read More: Autism Treatment New Study Offers Hope for Early Detection