High functioning autism, or Asperger's, can be tricky to diagnose. This article is about my experience raising a child on the autism spectrum.
Drama therapy has a uniquely human approach to autism. It embraces the condition and helps open up the autistic young person to the world of social play, interaction and the imagination.
We hear your whispers, we see you stare and roll your eyes. We get it, no one could ever be as perfect as you. You have never dealt with a meltdown, but we have. Sometimes we are just helpless.
Sensory integration disorder (SID) is common but often misunderstood and unrecognized in autism, Asperger's, and PDD-NOS. Learn the facts about SID and autism.
It's hard to make the choice to put your child on daily medicines. In this article, I discuss the medications my autistic child has been prescribed.
If your friend or family member with high-functioning autism seldom calls you on the phone, it might leave you wondering why. Find out what one autistic woman has to say about why phone use isn't fun.
We have become more accepting of children with autism in our communities, but many adults on the spectrum still feel isolated and alone.
Free autism apps for your iPhone, iPad, or iPod can help you and your child gain the focus and communication that will enhance their growth in a variety of social and academic areas.
There are many things you should never say to the parent of a child with autism. Here is that list and the reasons why.
There are many signs that your child may be autistic. I am autistic, myself, and I've done a lot of research on the topic. Learn how to identify the top five signs of this condition.
Autism is a complicated medical condition that requires specially trained professionals for an accurate diagnosis. Untrained individuals cannot and should not label a child as autistic.
Potty training any child can be quite a challenge. Potty training a child with autism may seem impossible—but it can be done.
Asperger’s Syndrome is a form of Autism that is defined by the person’s lack of social skills as well as communication difficulties.
A helpful guide with illustrations to assist parents and caregivers in determining if a child may be autistic. Here are ten early detection signs of autism to look for.
Women and girls have been left off the autism spectrum for years, but times are changing. Females are finally being included in a world that people once thought was just for boys.