Bullying is an elusive problem affecting children on the spectrum more frequently than typical peers with potentially serious consequences.
Teaching ASD children how to recognize and deal effectively with their emotions could be one of the biggest gifts you give your child.
Autistic women encounter unique challenges throughout the lifespan: Tips for professionals, family and employers to help women cope with hormonal changes, isolation and decreased pain tolerance.
A diagnosis of autism can feel overwhelming to parents. Some of the best advice about how to help your child comes from adults who have lived in a non- autistic world. They know best what works.
Autism affects females differently. Girls and women are often better able to "fit in" and develop effective coping mechanisms but lack of awareness can result in unmet needs and untapped potential.
Transitions can be especially difficulty for those with HFA because others don't always recognize needed supports. But with the right tools, students with HFA can flourish academically and socially.
Instead of always trying to change, fix or cure someone you know with autism, discover how you can actually improve YOUR life by adopting some of their autistic qualities. Embrace neurodiversity.
Sixteen simple and effective tips to support teens and adults who are hypersensitive to what they see, hear and smell.
Part 3 of the Sensory Integration & Autism series. Tips and screenings from the REAL experts on autism- people on the spectrum share what works for them.
What Does it Feel Like to Have a Sensory Integration Disorder? People with High Functioning Autism Tell Their Stories
Part 2 of a three part series about sensory integration disorder (SID) in individuals with high functioning autism (HFA). Individuals with sensory integration disorder share their experiences.
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.
Speech therapy can make a big improvement in communication skills for children with autism if you know how to find the right therapist.
Does your child with autism cry inconsolably and you don't know how to help them? This article reviews commonly overlooked reasons for constant crying and offers suggestions to solve the problem.