There’s no two ways about it: sending a child off to college is tough. Aside from monetary concerns like tuition, the dorm, books, and other living expenses, there is also the emotional strain of releasing your long-time dependent into the world on their own, knowing that this is their sink or swim moment and . . . → Read More: Autism and College: Make it Work for Your Special Needs Child
Parents of autistic children face daily challenges that other parents probably never have to worry about. While they’re busy complaining about the fact that their toddler won’t stop saying “no”, you may be wishing that your child would say something, anything, to you. And while most children are engaged in learning socialization, your autistic . . . → Read More: Help Your Autistic Child Succeed in School
Teaching sex education to kindergarten students is the topic up for discussion. In Helena, Montana, the school board is considering passing a new sex-ed curriculum that will teach Kindergarten students about sex. The vote is scheduled for August 10, 2010 and has parents upset. The school board believes that if parents do not educate . . . → Read More: Teaching Sex Education to Kindergarten Students
A recent study through the University of California Davis has presented some interesting findings related to autism diagnosis. The research identified 10 different areas within California that had clusters of autism, which meant that the rates of autism diagnoses were higher than normal. This study focused mainly on the hot debate that the cause . . . → Read More: Parents of Children with Autism are Highly Educated?