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  • 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.

    Armchair Autism Diagnosis

    Armchair Autism Diagnosis

    by Theresa Franklin0

  • 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.

    The Top Five Autism Signs in Your Child

    The Top Five Autism Signs in Your Child

    by Erick Hernandez23

  • In my time on Earth, I have learned a thing or two about coping with autism. Join me on a journey of discovery as I show you how I coped with this disorder.

    How Have I Coped With Autism?

    How Have I Coped With Autism?

    by Erick Hernandez13

  • High functioning autism, or Asperger's, can be tricky to diagnose. This article is about my experience raising a child on the autism spectrum.

    Quirky or High Functioning Autism?

    Quirky or High Functioning Autism?

    by Lauren Walker3

  • Parenthood is a beautiful yet bumpy journey. It is filled with both dismay and reward. Some of us have bumpier rides that require alternate routes. This is the story of my journey with my son.

    Autism in Children: Raising an Autistic Child

    Autism in Children: Raising an Autistic Child

    by Marisa Hammond Olivares17

  • 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.

    My Child Is Not an Animal; He Has Autism

    My Child Is Not an Animal; He Has Autism

    by Kayla Hebert6

  • What's it like to have a relationship with someone who has Asperger's Syndrome? I have this condition, and here I share my story of some of the challenges (and joys) my husband and I face together.

    What It's Like to Be With an Asperger's Lover

    What It's Like to Be With an Asperger's Lover

    by Mary Kelly Godley11

  • We have become more accepting of children with autism in our communities, but many adults on the spectrum still feel isolated and alone.

    Helping Adults on the Autism Spectrum

    Helping Adults on the Autism Spectrum

    by Diane Mayer Christiansen0

  • The incidence of persistent toe walking and tight heel cords were found to be higher in children with an autistic spectrum disorder but lower in children with Asperger syndrome.

    Tiptoe Walking and Autism

    Tiptoe Walking and Autism

    by Marisa Hammond Olivares18

  • 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.

    10 Signs of Autism: What to Look For

    10 Signs of Autism: What to Look For

    by Joan Dragonfly0

  • How to arrange an autistic child's room for playtime. Find a creative outlet to stimulate your child's interests and focus. Help your child process their talents in visual forms through art.

    Creative Outlets for Children With Autism

    Creative Outlets for Children With Autism

    by CraftytotheCore26

  • 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.

    Women and Autism

    Women and Autism

    by Cynthianne Neighbors0

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