What makes severe autism so challenging? Individuals diagnosed with Level 3 autism need more support than their peers. Their symptoms are more pronounced and affect daily functioning to a great extent. Challenges include social difficulties, trouble with verbal and nonverbal communication, and rigid behavior. Treatments for severe autism are available and are most effective when
Children and adults with autism who experience the most severe symptoms or have been diagnosed with L3 ASD. Often unable to live independently and require support from a guardian throughout their lives. While sometimes contraversial,the term low functioning autism is also used.
A Daddy’s Deepest Love
In today’s society, what is the criterion for a guy to be considered a real man? Muscles? Toughness? Success? Intelligence? Athletic ability? I’ve learned that it’s actually much more. In January of 1989, I was living the uniquely exciting life of a young, single, stand-up comedian. From my home base of San Francisco, I would
A Mother’s Unconditional Love For Her Daughter with Autism
What is the definition of unconditional love? One definition I found was: “It is the caring and loving of another person and not thinking of what is in it for you or what you get out of it.” I recently wrote a book about my daughter’s life journey with autism, The Autistic Author and Animator,
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