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An Introduction To Autism

An Introduction To Autism

Autism is classified as a disorder in the mental development of a person. Manifestation of this disorder includes abnormality in social interaction, difficulty in communicating with other people, problems with patterns of interests as well as patterns of behavior.......[Read More]
Before You Let an Autism Diagnosis Drive You Crazy

Before You Let an Autism Diagnosis Drive You Crazy

Before you drive yourself crazy over child's autism diagnosis, take a deep breath. Then read this article. You're probably doing most things right already - and there's nothing that you can't try tomorrow.......[Read More]
Autism and Intelligence

Autism and Intelligence

While the average IQ rate of the population seems to be about 100, patients with autism mostly have a decreased one due to the learning disability or creating the disabilities;......[Read More]
The Importance of Socializing for Children With Aspergers

The Importance of Socializing for Children With Aspergers

Parents of children of Aspergers syndrome often find help from other parents. Look for support groups in your area. Online groups and forums are another great resource to look at. These offer moral support as well as information and tips.......[Read More]
Autism in Toddlers - Signs That Should Cause Concern

Autism in Toddlers - Signs That Should Cause Concern

The article discusses the signs of autism that toddlers exhibit. Detecting these signs will help in the further development of the child.......[Read More]
More About Recognizing Autism Symptoms

More About Recognizing Autism Symptoms

There are many symptoms associated with Autism. Nevertheless, each person that has Autism shows symptoms in their own way. They might have only a few symptoms and they could show several.......[Read More]
6 Low Cost, Spur-Of-The-Moment, All-Ages-Friendly, Activity Ideas for Special Needs Families

6 Low Cost, Spur-Of-The-Moment, All-Ages-Friendly, Activity Ideas for Special Needs Families

Finding activities that are interesting for everyone in the family, especially those with special needs, can be challenging. Here's some ideas that may work for you throughout the year.......[Read More]
Does Prayer Heal? 12 Prayer Lines That Will Pray For Your Child With Autism

Does Prayer Heal? 12 Prayer Lines That Will Pray For Your Child With Autism

If you have a child with autism or another disorder or disability, healing is a subject you think about often. Let us not forget that when we hire therapists, do special diets and give our children supplements, what we are really asking for is healing.......[Read More]
Why Families Pay Out of Pocket for Autism Treatments

Why Families Pay Out of Pocket for Autism Treatments

If schools, government agencies, and private insurance companies pay for many autism treatments, why do so many parents wind up spending thousands each year for their child's therapy?......[Read More]
How to Identify Atypical Aspergers Syndrome

How to Identify Atypical Aspergers Syndrome

The incidence of Asperger's Syndrome is on the rise. Asperger's is one of the Autistic Spectrum Disorders, or ASD's. Whenever we see a spike in the incidence of a disorder, I always ask the questions, "is this disorder/syndrome occurring more frequently? Or are we simply diagnosi......[Read More]
My Child has Autism! What is My Role in His Education?

My Child has Autism! What is My Role in His Education?

Some time ago, your child was diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Now that kindergarten is just around the corner, you must face your first IEP. You are at loss as of what to do? You want the best for your child but what is your role in his education?......[Read More]
The Epidemic of Autism

The Epidemic of Autism

America is experiencing an explosion of autism cases. In the last few years, autistic was so rare an adjective that most people had never heard the word and mistook it for a description of a child with painting or drawing skills. Today autism affects over 1 percent of the boys growing up in this cou......[Read More]
Flapping, Rocking and Mumbling in Autism

Flapping, Rocking and Mumbling in Autism

Stimming is another term for self-stimulating behavior. What does stimming look like, and what (if anything) should you do about it?......[Read More]
Are There Medications for Autism?

Are There Medications for Autism?

Drugs can't cure autism, but there are medications and drugs that can treat the symptoms of autism.......[Read More]
Teaching Autism - How To Teach The Autistic Child

Teaching Autism - How To Teach The Autistic Child

Teaching can be a challenging job with any child, but when the child suffers from special needs it can be even more difficult. Understanding how they learn and the methods that work best for them is key of course, but as every child learns differently so does every autistic child so this is just a g......[Read More]
The Many Signs of Autism

The Many Signs of Autism

If you are the parent of a newborn or young child and are worried about them being autistic, you will be interested in knowing that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have concluded that as many as one child in every 100 may be suffering with Autism. It is recommended that you begi......[Read More]
What IEP Teams Need to Consider in Seven Areas - For Children With Autism

What IEP Teams Need to Consider in Seven Areas - For Children With Autism

This article will discuss specific things that need to be discussed by IEP teams for children with autism receiving special education services. These areas need to be discussed to determine if the child needs special education services in the area! This will help ensure that your child receive all s......[Read More]
Autism Programs - How to Save Thousands and Get Results

Autism Programs - How to Save Thousands and Get Results

"The success of autism therapies depends on the amount of time it takes to perform and the amount of money required to participate," says neuroscientist Jean Genet. Genet feels that at times, the cost of autism programs is not in line with the benefits received. It seems the more desperate......[Read More]
Is Autism Contagious?

Is Autism Contagious?

Of course the answer to that question is NO - autism is not contagious! Strangely though, according to a new study from the Institute for Social and Economic......[Read More]
Do MMR Vaccines Cause Autism?

Do MMR Vaccines Cause Autism?

Autism is a neurological disease. This article presents current thoughts from Medical Society on Vaccines and Autism......[Read More]