Category Archive: Autism

Nov 29

Gift Guide for Autistic Kids & Adults: Presents They Need and Want

  Gift Guide for Autistic Kids & Adults: Presents They Need and Want If you have a child or adult in your household with autism, then you know that gifts can be a challenge during the holidays. You frequently have to avoid presents that can overstimulate and scare the child or adult, but you still …

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Oct 04

Best Tips to Make Halloween Safer for Kids with Autism

Best Tips to Make Halloween Safer for Kids with Autism If your child has autism, or you know someone who has autism, Halloween can be a challenge. From strange costumes lining store shelves to scary decorations in the neighbor’s yard, your child faces a sensory onslaught that is difficult to process. However, the Autism Support …

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Sep 13

Parents Reveal the Real Struggle of Finding Group Homes for Severe Autism

Parents Reveal the Real Struggle of Finding Group Homes for Severe Autism In a recent news story, Karen Lundy revealed her personal struggles as she tries to find a group home for her severely autistic son. Joshua is 19 years old, but multiple services and agencies have denied him help. Since she and her husband …

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Aug 16

Autism Myths: Why the Refrigerator Moms Myth Never Really Disappeared

Autism Myths: Why the Refrigerator Moms Myth Never Really Disappeared The refrigerator moms myth dates back to the 1950s and refers to the incorrect idea that cold, detached mothers were responsible for their children’s autism. Although medical professionals, researchers and parents have debunked this myth, parts of the refrigerator mothers’ concept continue to exist. Mothers …

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Jul 19

Therapy Cats Provide Dramatic Autism Support

Therapy Cats Provide Dramatic Autism Support I know you have heard of therapy dogs, but have you heard of therapy cats? A recent news story featured Iris Grace Halmshaw and her cat Thula. The little girl, who has autism, has a deep connection to her pet, and Thula is also attached to her. Iris is …

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Jun 13

Carnitine Offers Hope for Reducing Autism Cases

  The Food Supplement Carnitine Offers Hope for Reducing Autism Cases     The food supplement carnitine has been grabbing headlines as a potential tool to help families who are struggling with autism. The Herald of Everett reports that researchers have been studying this supplement and believe it has potential. Carnitine, an important amino acid, …

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May 16

Surprising Benefits of Mobile Technology for Autism

  Surprising Benefits of Mobile Technology for Autism How much time do your children spend on mobile devices? If they are always on a smartphone or tablet, you are probably worried about them. However, a study from researchers at Pennsylvania State University may help calm your fears. The researchers discovered that mobile technology can help …

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