Raising Motorists’ Awareness of ASD Children
Research has shown children with autism are more prone to being involved in motor accidents than neurotypical children—potentially because motorists are unaware of the challenges many of these children encounter when exposed to everyday traffic. A lack of road-safety measures, coupled with the child’s inability to recognize danger, has resulted in too many autistic victims
Does Cycling Help Children with Autism?
As the world continues to seek better ways to support children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), there’s a growing need to use physical methods to facilitate their development. In a report released by the World Health Organization, at least one child out of 160 has autism. ASD symptoms vary from child to child, but many
Ready to go Outside: Creating a Road Safety Checklist for Your Child
While special care needs to be taken by all parents to ensure their children are safe, even more attention than usual can be required in autism families. Taking care of a child with autism means dealing with the constant worry about keeping him/her safe, which can be exhausting and stressful—but it isn’t the world’s end.