An introduction to Pathological Demand Avoidance including some suggestions that can help when interacting with those diagnosed with the condition.
There are currently five different disorders that all fit underneath the Autism Spectrum Disorder umbrella. Some disorders are very similar in nature, but others are much different from the other.
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.
So far I’ve talked solely about my experience of coming to terms with my son’s autism diagnosis. I haven’t yet mentioned the fact that Adam does in fact have a father who is also my husband. Undoubtedly this whole...
Over the years our characterization of autism has changed, as has our understanding of this condition. This hub provides a history of autism and attempts to describe this disorder.
Abraham Lincoln, Jane Austen, Nikola Tesla, Albert Einstein, Sir Isaac Newton, Henry Ford, George Washington, Marilyn Monroe, and Amadeus Mozart and even of recent, the late Steve Jobs
Driving a car with autism is like socializing. Cars and drivers socialize with one another to make the right moves so no one gets hurt. Non-verbal communication is very important in keeping us safe.
Introduction I was diagnosed with Asperger’s syndrome when I was in tenth grade, and my parents assured me it was the most fitting diagnosis. After being mistakenly diagnosed as schizophrenic when I was hospitalized...
Autism is a neurological condition that effects individuals in a number of ways, primarily their ability to communicate on a social level. The diagnosis of Autism is done on a spectrum and often Autism is referred to as...
What obsession has to offer us as a way of life.