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Ways Technology Can Aid ASD Students in the Classroom

Ways Technology Can Aid ASD Students in the Classroom

Great strides have been made in the past few years towards embracing the inherent challenges and discoveries made about the different degrees of autism. Targeted diets, advanced educator training, multitudes of periodical resources and specialized mainstream community mentor programs are all available to lend support. However, it is technology in the classroom that has propelled… Continue Reading

Signs of Autism? Don’t Be Scared of the A-Word

Signs of Autism? Don’t Be Scared of the A-Word

Your 2-year-old son has tantrums all the time. Just moving his favorite chair can trigger a meltdown. He grunts and points when he wants something. He rarely looks you in the eye and often doesn’t respond to his name. Family and friends are reassuring. “Kids develop at different paces.” “He’s just quiet.” “My co-worker’s child… Continue Reading

Revolutionary New Way to Diagnose Autism Revealed

Revolutionary New Way to Diagnose Autism Revealed

Repetitive behavior? It’s all relative. And new research from Bucknell University in Lewisburg, PA, illustrates that the repetitive behavior exhibited by parents themselves may hold the secret to determining what might be typical behavior for a developing child and what might be an early indicator of future developmental struggles. David Evans, professor of psychology at… Continue Reading

Ways a Healthy Diet Can Help A Special Needs Child’s Brain Development

Ways a Healthy Diet Can Help A Special Needs Child’s Brain Development

Proper nutrition paves the way for development, eliminating barriers and promoting growth. By being selective and deliberate in the foods your child eats, you can help improve his/her brain development and behavior. Children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) benefit most from organic diets. This type of diet features fewer toxins, making it easier for… Continue Reading

Mental Health and Anxiety Treatment with Autism: There is Help

Mental Health and Anxiety Treatment with Autism: There is Help

If your child has autism spectrum disorder (ASD), he/she is far more likely to have one or more additional disorders—such as anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), or a mood disorder. Current estimates tell us more than 50 percent of children with ASD have significant anxiety. It’s common for high-functioning children on the spectrum to realize they… Continue Reading

Amazing Ways Chiropractic Therapy Can Benefit Kids with Autism

Amazing Ways Chiropractic Therapy Can Benefit Kids with Autism

Encopresis is a common struggle for autistic children. The scientific term comes from the Greek en– (“inside”) and kopros (“stool”).  In other words, “you have poop stuck inside you.”  When simple constipation turns into a hard, dry blockage, soft stool leaks around the block. The child usually can’t control the leakage. Often, the encopresis develops… Continue Reading