Potty training any child can be quite a challenge. Potty training a child with autism may seem impossible—but it can be done.
In this article, I show you information about the current Autism rate, as well as identifying the top five autism signs in your child.
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.
The journey to identifying the characteristics of a child with autism is no longer mystical. Advancements in medicine have redefined and renamed Asperger's syndrome to autism spectrum disorder (ASD).
Asperger’s Syndrome is a form of Autism that is defined by the person’s lack of social skills as well as communication difficulties.
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.
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.
A weighted lap pad may have a calming effect on those who are high energy, sensory-seeking individuals. It may also help improve attention and potentially decrease less desirable behaviors.
Sixteen simple and effective tips to support teens and adults who are hypersensitive to what they see, hear and smell.
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.
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.
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.
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.
You finally found the perfect teacher—and then it's time for a new one! You may worry about re-explaining things, how your child will get along with the new teacher, and most of all, rebuilding trust.
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.
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.
High functioning autism, or Asperger's, can be tricky to diagnose. This article is about my experience raising a child on the autism spectrum.
Do you have difficulty recognizing faces? These tips and techniques may help you learn to correctly identify people when you meet them again by using a variety of cues and memory-reinforcing methods.
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.
Gifts and toys should be unique and match a child's interests. Every child is different, but many children with autism share similar characteristics.