Category Archive: Autism

Jun 13

How Improv Theater Techniques Can Help Kids with Autism

How Improv Theater Techniques Can Help Kids with Autism Have you considered trying improv theater or using these techniques to help your child with autism? The Psychology Lab at Indiana State University has discovered that improvisational theater can help kids learn social skills and improve their behavior. What is Improv Theater? Improv theater, also known …

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Apr 18

New Obesity Treatment Shows Promise for Autism

New Obesity Treatment Shows Promise for Autism The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published a report that showed children and teens with autism were more likely to be overweight. This may not be your personal experience, as it is not our experience, with our grandson who is on the spectrum.   But for those …

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Apr 03

Why I’m Going to #LightItUpBlue for World Autism Month #UnderstandAutism

This is a social good post, I did not receive compensation for this posting. Since April is World Autism Month, I’ve decided to #LightItUpBlue with Autism Speaks to increase acceptance, understanding and awareness of autism.  Have you seen buildings lighting up blue in the evening?That is all about Autism Awareness.  You all know that autism …

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Mar 21

Autism and Kidney Problems: What You Need to Know About the Teashirt Gene

Autism and Kidney Problems: What You Need to Know About the Teashirt Gene Although the focus tends to be on behavioral and social problems, autism is also linked to kidney problems. The issues can range from kidney stones to renal failure, and children are often affected. Now, a new study has found that the Teashirt …

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Dec 06

The 5 Best Sensory Gifts for Children with Autism

The 5 Best Sensory Gifts for Children with Autism Below you will find a list of sensory gifts for children on the spectrum. These gifts can really help kids with their special needs.   These sensory items are designed to reduce stress while increasing calmness and focus. From chewy jewelry to weighted blankets, these gifts are functional and …

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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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