Tips and suggestions on creating a home environment that is beneficial to children with autism, aspergers syndrome and other related conditions.
Information on the meltdowns experienced by many on the autism spectrum and what can cause them. Includes suggestions to help manage meltdowns more successfully and avoid them in future.
The brain is a dynamic organ that can literally change itself. The discovery of brain plasticity proves learning disabilities like Autism can actually be improved through brain retraining.
I have had plenty of experience with teaching art. But the most interesting and challenging classes were the ones where a group of special needs people arrived. The benefits of art therapy are great.
Information on choosing and some types of complementary and alternative therapies that can benefit those with autism.
Hints, tips and survival strategies to help improve quality of life and develop methods of managing the everyday challenges of living with autism.
This hypothetical study is designed to evaluate the effect occupational therapy has on improving skill generalization and sensory integration in people with autism.
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.
The ability to plan, organize and use time management skills are all a part of Executive Function skills. Deficits in this area can hinder individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).
This is an illustrated guide to nurturing autistic individuals. Being one myself, I often get nurtured in my own environment. Read the article to see more.